Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11016

Description

Blue transfer-printed earthenware footed teapot. Floral motif surrounds a scene depicting Lafayette at the grave of Franklin. Pointed rectangular finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
earthenware
transfer printing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Inscription

The impressed handwritten inscription on the bottom reads: (on impression): WOOD, (on paper label): Dr. S. Foskit/Wilbraham.

Associated Person

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Additional Identification Number

58.1923

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 12 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.274AB

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