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Teapot with cover

Object Number: 
1969.11a
Date: 
1815-1827
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 10 x 6 in. ( 17.1 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in red on base in script:"Spode/3904" printed: in red on base in print: "Spode/3904" printed: in lavendar on base: "Spode/(enclosed within two floral sprays) Felspar/Porcelain/and in red '3904'"
Description: 
Molded porcelain tea service consisting of one teapot; all pieces are hand painted with blue scalloped borders with sets of two peach flowers and gold outlines with gold stylized floral and foliate sprays, grapes, palmettes; holloware forms have additional band of undulating vine with leaves and flowers, in gold and gold flourishes on handles.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the tea service belonged Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831), wife of Dr. John Greenwood (1760-1819) of New York City. The painted marks "Spode" with pattern number was used from 1790-1820; the printed mark "C" was used ca.1815-1827.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group