Teapot & Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2177

Description

Yi-hsing reddish-brown stoneware of gourd shaped body and knop, short straight spout and rounded handle, with small circles incised on lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
incising
stoneware (pottery)
Chinese export
Stoneware
Incised
Trade
TEAPOT

Inscription

Two paper jelly labels: ""N. F. LITTLE"" and ""Chinese stone ware from estate Capt. Oliver Lane, Annisquam, 1825-50."" Lid: ""N. F. LITTLE"". Typed note (see accession file): ""Yi-hsing teapot brought to Annisquam from China 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

1991.187A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4 x 6.75 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.187AB