Gibson & Sons Late Sevres Davenport Black & Gold Teapot

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 13, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
Description: This elegant teapot in black and opulent gold is marked GIBSON & SONS LATE SEVRES DAVENPORT. Very good condition. No chips or cracks or crazing. The teapotis 5 inches tall and 9 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches deep. Rounded earthenware body on a footring, large 's' shaped spout with a flat top, four hole strainer, loop handle with thumbrest, round cover with vent and deep flange, flattened knob with pip; decorated with a black glaze with gilt spout and handle, gilt central band with pattern of chain loops with stylized flowers in the centre of each loop on a stippled background.
factory : Gibson and Sons (Ltd.)
& & Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire & England
1850 (c) = 1940 (c)

GGibson & Sons (Ltd)

Burslem

1885

c. 1975

Earthenware manufacturer - producers of dinner and tea wares, they were particularly known for teapot manufacture. c.1907-1910 they manufactured the 'Largest Teapot in the world'. This held 1024 cups of tea.

Previously: Gibson & Sudlow

Gibson & Sons became a limited company in 1905 and then traded as Gibson & Sons Ltd.

Pottery Works occupied by Gibson & Sons:
Gibson & Sons occupied a number of works (some of them concurrently):-

In 1885 they occupied the Harvey Pottery, Lingard Street, Burslem, which they occupied 1885
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