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1991.175AB (RS21053)

Description

Small, Wheildon type (tortoise shell ware) with mottled-brown lead glaze and gilt decoration in foliate pattern overall; globular shape with crabstalk handle and spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1775
Inscriptions
Paper label on bottom underside: ""5912 / WHIELDON / c1770""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gilding
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Creamware
Gilded
gilding
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
miniatures (toys)
Molded
molding (forming)
Rococo
Rococo Revival
TEAPOT
teapots
tortoise shell
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.175AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2165

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