Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-24898

Description

Buccaroware, made in imitation of Chinese Yi-Hsing Yao wares. Unglazed red clay body, hand-built and molded. Squat circular body tapers to circular basal ring w/ slightly recessed bottom. Flattened shoulder w/ short cylindrical neck w/ chamfered inner edge. Applied simple C-shaped handle. Short straight spout. Domed lid w/ knop finial and circular flange. Molded mark on bottom (octagon w/ bamboo shoots and blossoms.)

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
stoneware (pottery)
redware
Red Stoneware
TEAPOT

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.875 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.169AB