"Town and Country" teapot with lid

designed 1947; made 1947–56


Object Place: Red Wing, Minnesota

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 29.2 x 17.8 cm (5 x 11 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1502a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

“Town and Country” shape with “Dusk Blue” glaze; bulbous form, not completely round, with loop handle and lid off-center

Markings

none

Provenance

Early history unknown; 2008, purchased by Brett Angell, Chelsea, Massachusetts, on eBay; 2008, gift of Brett Angell to the MFA (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.