Teapot and Cover

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Object Name: 
Teapot and Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.3.93
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.9 cm; a) Teapot H: 9 cm, Diam: 9.7 cm; b) Cover H: 5 cm, Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. (a) True baluster shape, with vertical neck, sloping shoulders and rounded sides; enameled floral sprays, with black outline, green leaves, and brick-red, yellow, and blue flowers; applied curved spout, very broad and flattened at the base, with a small, cracked-off tip, enameled floral spray at the base, brick-red enameled zig-zag border at the tip; applied loop handle, curled at the lower terminal; trailed foot; rough pontil mark. (b) Domed shape, with folded rim and tapered brim; enameled floral spray on the cover, similar to that on (a); red and yellow enamel dots on the rim; drawn finial with ball knop, with enameled red and yellow flower on top; rough pontil mark underneath the flower.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strater, John B., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source