White Salt-glazed Stoneware Teapot and Cover, England, c. 1740-45, probably Staffordshire, press-molded diamond form with lizard finial and intaglio pecten shells within a field of royal blue decorated birds and scrolled foliage, ht. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: From the Troy Chappell Collection; ex. collection The Right Honorable Malcolm MacDonald; Herbert and Sylvia Jacobs. Literature: Identical illustrated in The Glaisher Collection of Pottery and Porcelain , by Rackham, plate 41, illus. 591.