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1943.267.1AB (RS204895)

Description

A blue transfer printed pearlware footed teapot and lid. It has a circular lid with a round finial that are decorated with a floral motif. The body is decorated with a landscape of New York City Hall and a floral design.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The building shown still stands today, the third to be called City Hall. The year 1803 witnessed the laying of the cornerstone of the third City Hall in the park. The building was completed in 1812 and occupied the previous year. Several potters made views with New York City Hall: Stevenson, Clews, Ridgway, Stubbs, R. Stevenson, Jackson, and Meigh. Stubbs also produced this view on his Spread Eagle Border Series.
Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
Sticker in pencil: ""97""
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject New York City Hall.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Architecture
earthenware
Earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Government
pearlware
Rose
Teapot
teapots
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
New York City Hall
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 9 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.267.1AB
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
3529

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