Blue transfer-printed pearlware coffeepot. Rococo handle, bell-shaped cover, and a beehive molded finial. Floral and aquatic motif surrounds a landscape scene.
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The tower is located on Talcon Mountain, overlooking the Connecticut River Valley and lake. It was built in 1810 by Daniel Wadsworth in the Town of Avon, near his home, "Monte Video." The structure was hexagonal in shape and was 55 feet tall. It became a popular tourist destination. The tower was blown down in 1840, but rebuilt.
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
"High coffeepot/ cover broken/ Scene. Wadsworth Tower, Conn./ Maker. Wood/ Price $10.00" (Applied)
- Location of origin
- Burslem, England, Staffordshire
- Object type
- Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
- Descriptive terms
Vessel, Drink Serving
- 11 x 5 1/2 (HxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley