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Teapot & Lid

1991.187AB (RS35150)

Description

Yi-hsing reddish-brown stoneware of gourd shaped body and knop, short straight spout and rounded handle, with small circles incised on lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1850
Inscriptions
Two paper jelly labels: ""N. F. LITTLE"" and ""Chinese stone ware from estate Capt. Oliver Lane, Annisquam, 1825-50."" Lid: ""N. F. LITTLE"". Typed note (see accession file): ""Yi-hsing teapot brought to Annisquam from China by Capt. Oliver G. Lane during the first half of the 19th century.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
incising
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
covers (closures)
Incised
incising
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
TEAPOT
teapots
Trade
Dimensions
4 x 6.75 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.187AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2177

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