Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-11025

Description

Reproduction "Mayflower" teapot; pearlware. Round form with over- the-top handle. Rose design on sides and top. Rose-shaped knop on lid. Green-color decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
pearlware
lead glaze
floral patterns
Rose
Pearlware
Lead Glaze
Mayflower
Teapot

Inscription

Printed inscription on bottom of teapot: ""THE ELDER BREWSTER TEAPOT/The Original was brought/ to/ AMERICA/ In ye/ MAYFLOWER A.D. 1620/ And has been exactly copied and/ Reproduced/ By/ RICHARD BRIGGS BOSTON/ From ye Ceramic Collection of Gov.r Lyon 1871.""

Associated Building

Subject Mayflower,

People and Organizations

Elder Brewster
Mayflower

Maker

Briggs, Richard (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

6 x 6 1/2 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1995.384AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)