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Teapot

1971.1163.1AB (RS118033)

Description

Rectanguloid bulbous body with cavetto molded rim above neck terminating in square mouth, squared-off C-scroll handle with spur at top; modified S-shaped spout; underglaze blue transfer print decoration of young girl milking cow; large rose vine cavetto border design; geometric design on handle; domed cover with rose border and square finial handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cow
cows
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Girl
girls
Rose
rose (genus)
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
TEAPOT
teapots
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Dimensions
5.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1163.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6152

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