Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3529

Description

A blue transfer printed pearlware footed teapot and lid. It has a circular lid with a round finial that are decorated with a floral motif. The body is decorated with a landscape of New York City Hall and a floral design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
floral patterns
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Government
Rose
Architecture
Teapot

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The building shown still stands today, the third to be called City Hall. The year 1803 witnessed the laying of the cornerstone of the third City Hall in the park. The building was completed in 1812 and occupied the previous year. Several potters made views with New York City Hall: Stevenson, Clews, Ridgway, Stubbs, R. Stevenson, Jackson, and Meigh. Stubbs also produced this view on his Spread Eagle Border Series.

Inscription

Sticker in pencil: ""97""

Associated Building

Subject New York City Hall,

Additional Identification Number

1943.267A,B
1943.267ab
51.1923

People and Organizations

New York City Hall

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 9 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.267.1AB