Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teapot and cover
  • Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
    founded 1759
  • teapot and cover, circa 1760
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • Astbury-Whieldon ware, earthenware
  • Object Height/Width: 12.1 x 18.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 7 1/8 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0108.a,b
Label Text

Glazed earthenware Whieldon teapot with cover. The teapot has a globular body with a green, scrolled handle, and a green, curved, finely molded spout. The body and cover have vertical bands of green and yellow/gold. The cover is slightly domed with a green flower shaped finial on top.