Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1765

GUSN

GUSN-2168

Description

Wheildon-Wedgwood type majolica; small, globular, overall pineapple decoration in yellow and green lead glazes; crabstalk handle and organic spout and knop;

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
ceramic (material)
Creamware
Molded
Majolica
TEAPOT

Inscription

1) Letter in teapot dated June 2, 1940, from Mrs. Sears to Mrs. Little discussing teapot and other items for sale (see accession file). 2) Note on Little stationary, typed, with information about England's Ferrybridge Pottery (see accession file). 3) Label note: ""PINEAPPLE--Whieldon-Wedgwood type ca.1760-65"" (NFL). 4) Two paper labels on bottom underside of teapot: ""E.E.Sears"", and ""LITTLE"".

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.178A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.178AB

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]