Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3315

Description

A teapot of pear form, with undulating ribbed sides and a conforming, domed hinged lid with a flower blossom knop. With a "C" scroll handle and an "S" shaped spout with lobed base. It is raised on four scrolled feet with scalloped skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Rococo Revival
Rococo Revival
Britannia
Flower Blossom
TEAPOT

Inscription

Impressed on the bottom is: 1760/REED & BARTON/6 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Reed & Barton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Dimensions

9 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1101

Places

Massachusetts (United States)