Teapot with lid

Object Number: 
1961.323ab
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 26.7 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on base: "C" (crescent) printed: labels: 'No.64 Hearst sale Nov. 19 193[?]/ Originally form the Dr. Pleas/ant Hunter Collection 1920./Merritt Collection No. 312" and "Purchased of Mrs. Walker/[?]er, Shelborne Falls, Mass./September 1937./At sam
Description: 
Molded pearlware footed bombé form with broken scrolling handle and spout with canted corners, molded tripartite knob handles, irregularly scalloped erect rim around rectangular opening, step-domed lid with single flange finial printed dark blue with view of single sail skiff on water with building on shore, tower above tree line, either side, with irregular shell borders.
Gallery Label: 
The teapot shows a view of Wadsworth Tower(Connecticut) which was built in 1810.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group