An early 1930s OKT42 racing car teapot by Sadler in cream (one of the original colours produced) with platinum trim. In excellent condition; no chips, cracks or restoration though it does have some age related rubbing to the trim and front number plate - still displays beautifully. Impressed marks, Made in England and the Registered Design number 820236. (No printed Sadler mark which only occurs on the later post war versions). Length 23cm (9in)
See 'Novelty Teapots - Five Hundred Years of Art and Design' by Edward Bramah, page 199.