Teapot with lid

Object Number: 
1961.322ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 5 in. ( 30.5 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: bottom of foot: "T" printed: beneath main view: "COMMODORE MACDONNOUGH'S VICTORY"
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware teapot with rectangular molded body and foot and broken scroll handle; the view on both side panels depicts two men standing on the shoreline in the foreground, looking out at ships at battle on the water , and hills behind; the border pattern is composed of flowers and stylized shell shapes.
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