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teapot and lid
  • Neale & Company
  • teapot and lid, circa 1778–1788
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pottery
  • Object Height/Width: 11.4 x 19.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 7 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1757.a,b

Black basaltware, lozenge-shaped teapot. The lower part of the teapot is reeded with a draped swag motif and honeysuckle border. It has a straight spout with reeding. The lid has an acanthus leaf border. The knob on the lid is of a seated figure.