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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1995.384AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)