Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-40568

Description

Serpentine reeding in relief on diamond-shaped bodies w/ scalloped collar w/ impressed palmette border; swan knobs; teapot has pulled ear-shaped handle w/ palmette thumbhold and scrolled spout w/ squiggly decoration in relief; traces of gilt decoration remain on body of teapot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
earthenware
gilding
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
pearlware
tin (metal)
palmette (motif)
Earthenware
Pearlware
Tin Glazed
Painted
Gilded
Palmette
TEAPOT

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: illeg--""DERBY""???

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Morris Jr.

Accession Number

1940.421AB