Teapot and lid

Object Number: 
INV.13563ab
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 26.7 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "12" incised: on foot: "+"
Description: 
Molded pearlware oblong bombé form with foot, long spout, broken scrolling handle; all in low relief as is finial of step-domed oblong lid, printed in dark blue with view in cartouche either side of sailing steamship on water flying American flag; floral border.
Gallery Label: 
The steamboat depicted is the "Chancellor Livingston" built in 1816.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group