Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teapot with lid
  • Humble, Hartley Greens & Co.
  • teapot with lid, 1775–1780
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • creamware, enamel
  • Object Height/Width: 15.2 x 22.9 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 x 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1729.a,b
Description

Cylindrical teapot of creamware with enamel decoration. It has a fluted spout and twisted strap handle. The lid has a flower knob. Enamel decorations of festoons and floral sprays in red, green, black and yellow. There is a flower and leaf design embossed at the ends of the handle and on the lid. There is beading impressed around the edges. There is an acanthus leaf border at the base of the spout.