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Teapot

Description

Serpentine reeding in relief on diamond-shaped bodies w/ scalloped collar w/ impressed palmette border; swan knobs; teapot has pulled ear-shaped handle w/ palmette thumbhold and scrolled spout w/ squiggly decoration in relief; traces of gilt decoration remain on body of teapot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1815
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: illeg--""DERBY""???
Material
earthenware
gilding
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
pearlware
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
Gilded
gilding
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
Palmette
palmette (motif)
Pearlware
pearlware
TEAPOT
teapots
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.421AB
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Morris Jr.
GUSN
40568

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