Miniature covered teapot

English (Staffordshire)
about 1750


Object Place: Europe, Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

8.25 x 10.79 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.168a-b

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt glaze and white enamel decoration. Teapot has a globular body; its domed lid has an acorn finial and a slightly flared edge. Hand-rolled ear-shaped handle and everted foot. Exterior is coated in cobalt-blue glaze (“Littler’s blue”) with painted white enamel floral sprigs on either side of the body. What painted dots along handle. Similar decoration on lid.

Markings

Label on reverse: LoMax Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Vera Elkind