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1995.384AB (RS33261)

Description

Reproduction "Mayflower" teapot; pearlware. Round form with over- the-top handle. Rose design on sides and top. Rose-shaped knop on lid. Green-color decoration.

Details

Maker
Briggs, Richard (Maker)
Date
1871
Inscriptions
Printed inscription on bottom of teapot: ""THE ELDER BREWSTER TEAPOT/The Original was brought/ to/ AMERICA/ In ye/ MAYFLOWER A.D. 1620/ And has been exactly copied and/ Reproduced/ By/ RICHARD BRIGGS BOSTON/ From ye Ceramic Collection of Gov.r Lyon 1871.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Subject Mayflower.
Material
lead glaze
pearlware
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
Lead Glaze
lead glaze
Mayflower
pearlware
Pearlware
Rose
Teapot
teapots
People and organizations
Elder Brewster
Mayflower
Dimensions
6 x 6 1/2 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.384AB
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
11025

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