Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-24897

Description

Molded and hand-built red clay body. Cylindrical body, slightly indented at basal ring. Recessed bottom. Slightly rounded shoulders terminating in wide circular mouth at flat top. Flange recessed. Short straight spout. Applied C-shaped handle. Flat circular lid w/ high flange ring. Bail handle at center w/ two decorative incised rings. Reign mark impressed on bottom (illegible.) Chinese characters impressed or incised on inside cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
stoneware (pottery)
redware
Red Stoneware
TEAPOT

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.125 x 6.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.168AB