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1985.168AB (RS118546)

Description

Molded and hand-built red clay body. Cylindrical body, slightly indented at basal ring. Recessed bottom. Slightly rounded shoulders terminating in wide circular mouth at flat top. Flange recessed. Short straight spout. Applied C-shaped handle. Flat circular lid w/ high flange ring. Bail handle at center w/ two decorative incised rings. Reign mark impressed on bottom (illegible.) Chinese characters impressed or incised on inside cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
redware
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Red Stoneware
redware
stoneware (pottery)
TEAPOT
teapots
Dimensions
4.125 x 6.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.168AB
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24897

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