Another fantastic find! This charming limited edition novelty teapot is modelled on a stout man possibly buried in a snowball as he tumble down the piste on skis with legs and arms all over the place.
Designed circa the 1980’s by Roy Simpson and produced by the highly collectable makers Carlton Ware. Roy Simpson was a well known designer who designed a number of tea pots for Luber and Carlton Ware, and was known for his designs that depict people in various professions and activities, all with a comical twist.
This teapot comes in the ever-popular and collectable yellow and white colour scheme (having also been made with a blue and white colour way at around the same time). This teapot also features in 1992 book by Edward Bramah, “Novelty Teapots – Five Hundred Years of Art and Design”.
This teapot is in excellent unused condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. It does however, have some crazing to one side, which is clean and unstained.
With a clear printed mark for Carlton Ware, England on the base, this lovely teapot measures approximately 16cm high and 22cm from spout to handle.
A great talking piece and a superb limited edition piece for the vintage Teapot or Carlton Ware Collector. A fabulous piece of kitchenalia!