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London, the teapot and double-handled waste bowl date marked 1820, with makers mark of Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard; the later milk jug date marked 1831, with makers mark of Edward, Edward Jr., John and William Barnard; comprising; a teapot (5.25'' H x 11'' W), a waste bowl (4'' H x 8'' W), and a milk jug (3.75'' H x 6'' W); each repousse-decorated with floral and foliate bands and gadrooned borders, with later gilt wash, 3 pcs, gross weight: 48.2 oz troy tw approximately, est: $1000/2000

Note: The long-lived firm of Barnard was founded circa 1680 by Anthony Nelme, and underwent many changes of ownership over the years until it became a subsidiary of Padgett & Braham Ltd. in 1977. From 1796 Edward Barnard I served the firm as a manager, and after owner John Emes' death in 1808, became partner alongside Emes' wife Rebecca. After she withdrew in 1829 he became proprietor, along with his sons Edward Barnard II, John Barnard, and William Barnard, trading under the name Edward Barnard and Sons. Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Barbara, CA. Condition: Good condition overall. General light marks, scratches, rubbing and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. Teapot with heavier rubbed wear and pitting to surfaces. Handle and finial of teapot with typical discoloration and cracking due to age. The gilding probably later.

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