Overall: 6 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 29.2 x 13.3 cm )
Red earthenware teapot and lid with silver luster finish; flower finial, plain strap handle with spur, and S-shaped spout; teapot has overall boat shape with molded design of stippled diamonds and inverted bellflowers with fluting near base.
Ceramic objects covered in silver luster were an inexpensive imitation of real silver. This teapot was owned in the family of Morris Ketchum (1796-1880), the donor's ancestor.
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
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