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Teapot

Description

Buff-colored clay body w/ deep brown mineral glaze. Bennington/ Rockingham type. Molded body. High modified cylindrical form, w/ faintly faceted body tapering slightly to circular mouth w/ deep flange to receive lid (missing). Rounded at bottom w/ three-part footring. Applied molded C-shaped handle w/ leafy spur. Shaped spout w/ central banding. Body w/ Mandarin figures in relief. (Maker's mark or signature smeared into glaze on bottom).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
TEAPOT
teapots
Dimensions
6.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.230
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25172

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