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1991.178AB (RS21058)

Description

Wheildon-Wedgwood type majolica; small, globular, overall pineapple decoration in yellow and green lead glazes; crabstalk handle and organic spout and knop;

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1765
Inscriptions
1) Letter in teapot dated June 2, 1940, from Mrs. Sears to Mrs. Little discussing teapot and other items for sale (see accession file). 2) Note on Little stationary, typed, with information about England's Ferrybridge Pottery (see accession file). 3) Label note: ""PINEAPPLE--Whieldon-Wedgwood type ca.1760-65"" (NFL). 4) Two paper labels on bottom underside of teapot: ""E.E.Sears"", and ""LITTLE"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Creamware
glazing (coating)
Majolica
Molded
molding (forming)
TEAPOT
teapots
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.178AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2168

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