Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4136

Description

Drum shaped body with straight spout; applied twisted double strap handle with leafy terminals; central overglaze en grisailled decoration of floral sprigs encircled by chain motif band; shoulder decorated with spearhead border; gilt highlights; white clay body wtih white glaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
porcelain
enameling
gilding
grisaille
spearheads
Porcelain
Gilded
Enameled
Spearhead
Chain
Grisaille
Teapot

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4.313 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.410.1