Teapot w/ cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-40290

Description

All-over silver lustre; oval body w/ lobed, faceted sides and vertical and horizontal bands of beading in relief; spout w/ slight scroll in relief at end and vertical beading on neck; scrolled, pointed handle; scalloped collar; scallop-edged, lobed cover w/ beading in relief and ovoid button finial w/ miniature beading. A= Teapot B= Cover

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
luster (textile)
silver (color)
silver (metal)
tin (metal)
scrolls (motifs)
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Silver Lustre
Scroll
TEAPOT

Inscription

Handwritten on bottom of cover; ""Silver Lustre/ Wedgwood 1776?/ to 1800+, Latest/ about 1850""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 x 11 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1939.401AB