Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teapot with lid
  • New Hall Porcelain Works
    active 1781–1835
  • teapot with lid, 1785–1815
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.4 x 21.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 5/8 x 8 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1771.a,b
Description

Oval shaped teapot with strap handle and fluted spout. The main body of the teapot is of swirled fluting. On either side there are flowers in enamel and at the rim. At the top of the fluting there are bands of dark red enamel. There are maroon designs also on the spout and handle. A wavy bands of dots and a straight band of dots form other decoration. The lid, which has a pineapple-shaped knob, has similar decoration to the body.