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Object Name Teapot
Date 1820-1840
Description Teapot with lid, Castleford type. Made of stoneware that was slip cast in molds. Oval body with shaped spout and squared ear-shaped handle. Overall relief molded decoration of flowers. Blue trim. Oval lid with rosette finial. Made in England. Matches cream pitcher F07.0568. Height is 5.5 inches
(Keywords: European, Floral)
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History This teapot and its matching creamer are made in the manner of ceramics produced by the Castleford Pottery in Castleford, England. The name "Castleford" has been used as a generic description for wares of this type, which were produced by many English and Scottish potteries in the 19th century.

Earliest Date 1820
Latest Date 1840
Material Ceramic
Subjects Food
Pottery
Tea
Teapots
Tableware
Lexicon Sub-category Food Service T&E
Catalog Number F07.0567
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, May 2014.
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