Earthenware tortoise, molded; medium size with bulbous humps on its body decorated overall with brown and yellow mottled head glazes (toroise shell glaze); this is quite possibly a Whieldon piece.
Possibly Wheildon, Thomas (Maker)
Paper store label on the underside: Guarenteed genuine/ D.M.+P./Manheim/ Antiques Corp./ 46 East 57th Street/ New York City.
- Location of origin
- Staffordshire, England; England
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little