Teapot & Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2175

Description

Red stoneware, of cylindrical shape with straight spout and squared handle, ring on lid handle; blue, green and yellow opaque enamel decoration of flowers and dragon with rather geometric rim decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
stoneware (pottery)
Chinese export
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Stoneware
Painted
Trade
Dragon
TEAPOT

Inscription

1) Impressed on bottom underside: seal & characters [see accession file]. 2) Label on bottom underside: ""NFL"" 3) Label inside lid: ""Chinese stone / ware from estate of / Capt Oliver Lane / Annisquam / 1825-1850"". 4) Typed note inside (now in accession file): ""Chinese enameled teapot, Yi-hsing. / Brought to Gloucester by Capt. / Oliver G. Lane during the first / half of the 19th century.""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.185A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.25 x 8 x 5.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.185AB