Teapot

Object Number: 
INV.13047ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 11 x 5 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 27.9 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
marked: on base in purple: "11" marked: on base in black: "2785"
Description: 
Molded pearlware teapot printed in red with view of sailing ship flying American flags and steam boat near craggy shore with anchor and spread eagle with laurel branch on one side and red printed view of steamship on opposite side; two views of house and castle on either side of cover, rimmed with purplish gold luster of metallic oxide.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the ship is the "Cadmus" and the boat is the "Clermont."
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group