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Maker(s):Unknown; Whieldon, Thomas (factory of)
Culture:British (18th century); British (1719-1795)
Title:Whieldon-type creamware teapot
Date Made:circa 1765
Type:Ceramic
Materials:glazed earthenware
Place Made:Europe; Great Britain: Staffordshire
Measurements:Overall: 3 11/16 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.4 cm x 9.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1984.128
Credit Line:Gift of Winifred Lefferts Arms (wife of Robert Arms, Class of 1927)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Currently on view

Label Text:
A variant of the fashionable cauliflower pattern found across Great Britain and our own Connecticut River Valley region in the late eighteenth century, this small teapot presents a grape-leaf pattern and handle shaped like a stem.
EEB, July 2011

Tags:
leaves; vegetation; tea

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