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Miniature covered teapot

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Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt glaze and white enamel decoration. Teapot has a globular body; its domed lid has an acorn finial and a slightly flared edge. Hand-rolled ear-shaped handle and everted foot. Exterior is coated in cobalt-blue glaze ("Littler's blue") with painted white enamel...

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Marks

Label on reverse: LoMax Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Vera Elkind

English (Staffordshire), about 1750

Object Place

Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

8.25 x 10.79 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.168a-b

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware