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WONDERFUL 18th CENTURY CREAMWARE TEA POT & COVER LEEDS YORKSHIRE c.1780 Formerly in the famous B.G. Griffin Collection of Yorkshire pottery.  Condition, looks a little tired some minor staining to body and rubbing to handle. End of spout restored some small chips to the rim of the teapot . Aso a star crack I think has been sprayed out on the side in the area below the ruin and spout Lid has some restored chips to rim £134.00

WONDERFUL 18th CENTURY CREAMWARE TEA POT & COVER LEEDS YORKSHIRE c.1780 Formerly in the famous B.G. Griffin Collection of Yorkshire pottery. Condition, looks a little tired some minor staining to body and rubbing to handle. End of spout restored some small chips to the rim of the teapot . Aso a star crack I think has been sprayed out on the side in the area below the ruin and spout Lid has some restored chips to rim £134.00

18th century William Greatbach Staffordshire pottery teapot honouring the discovery of Australia, with images of " Britannia directing Captain Cook" and"The World with the sun, moon and stars", UK, c. 1776

18th century William Greatbach Staffordshire pottery teapot honouring the discovery of Australia, with images of " Britannia directing Captain Cook" and"The World with the sun, moon and stars", UK, c. 1776

Fielding Majolica Fan and prunus Coffee, Tea Pot

Fielding Majolica Fan and prunus Coffee, Tea Pot

A wonderful 1780s teapot by Leeds Pottery, spotted at #yorkartgallery earlier this month

A wonderful teapot by Leeds Pottery, spotted at earlier this month

Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx.

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.

Cleopatra's underwater palace, Egypt

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.