Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

teapot with lid
  • Thomas Whieldon
    1719–1795
    born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
  • teapot with lid, mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21.6 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1747.a,b
Description
Literature

a: Cream colored teapot with grape motif. The grapes are painted brown, the leaves are green and the peach-like shapes have a yellowish tint. There is a basket weave design around the base. There are four trellis like designs up the side of the teapot. The spout is fluted. It has a fishtail handle with a thumb rest.
b: Cream colored lid with a grape motif. The top is ribbed with a relief design painted brown and blue. The tip of the knob is painted brown.