Teapot and lid

Object Number: 
1966.55ab
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 12 x 6 in. ( 17.1 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Molded faceted teapot with angular scrolled handle and molded decoration; covered in translucent green glaze; floral band around rim, and eagle holding laurels on central panel on either side; acanthus leaf finial on lid.
Gallery Label: 
These teapots are possibly American, and they are similar to the Seixas Teapots at the Museum of the City of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group