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teapot with lid
  • Thomas Whieldon
    born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
  • teapot with lid, 1750–1760
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • Jackfield ware, glazing, gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 12.7 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1716.a,b

Spherical teapot on three legs. It is made form red clay with a black luster glaze. On the side is a raised design of a rose spray with oil gilding. The lid is domed with two, raised leaf form designs. The knob on the lid is in the form of a bird with outstretched wings.