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teapot and cover
  • Thomas Whieldon
    1719–1795
    born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
  • teapot and cover, circa 1760–1770
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 11.4 cm
    Object Height: 4 1/2 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0064.a,b
Description

Small earthenware teapot and lid in the style of Whieldon. The teapot has a globular body, a curved spout and an ear-shaped handle. The body is decorated in appliqued leaves and flowers in green, yellow and brown. The handle and spout are green and molded with a leaf design. The cover has a radiating design and a clove shaped finial in the center.