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Teapot

1985.169AB (RS118547)

Description

Buccaroware, made in imitation of Chinese Yi-Hsing Yao wares. Unglazed red clay body, hand-built and molded. Squat circular body tapers to circular basal ring w/ slightly recessed bottom. Flattened shoulder w/ short cylindrical neck w/ chamfered inner edge. Applied simple C-shaped handle. Short straight spout. Domed lid w/ knop finial and circular flange. Molded mark on bottom (octagon w/ bamboo shoots and blossoms.)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
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
3.875 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.169AB
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24898

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