Teapot

English (Staffordshire)
about 1755
Made at Staffordshire (England), Possibly made by Whieldon Factory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

9.2 x 10.5 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.187a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Elers type. Squat globular, slight rim around top, almost flat cover chained to crabstock handle; crabstock finial and spout. Applied floral and vine design on body. (repaired).

Inscription

Blue oval label on underside: "Shreve, Crump & Low Co. Boston"

Provenance

Gift of Shreve, Crump and Low Company to the MFA in 1953 (Accession Date: March 20, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Shreve, Crump and Low Company