Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1765-1775

GUSN

GUSN-2165

Description

Small, Wheildon type (tortoise shell ware) with mottled-brown lead glaze and gilt decoration in foliate pattern overall; globular shape with crabstalk handle and spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
teapots
gilding
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
molding (forming)
Rococo
tortoise shell
Creamware
Molded
Rococo Revival
Gilded
TEAPOT

Inscription

Paper label on bottom underside: ""5912 / WHIELDON / c1770""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.175A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.175AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]