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Teapot

Elers type. Redware, globular body flattened top and bottom. Turned finial, high straight spout, scroll handle, bands of decorative incising & between on each side, applied squirrel (?) on pedestal in scroll flanked by flower sprays. Applied designs on cover.

Marks

Label on reverse: D.M. & P. Manheim, New York

Provenance

1956; bequest of George Washington Wales by exchange to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of George Washington Wales, by exchange

about 1715

Object Place

England

Accession Number

56.261a-b

Medium or Technique

Unglazed red stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware