Underglaze Painted Pearlware Teapot

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One mended pearlware teapot consisting of body and base sherds with a footring. An intact spout with a rose and a partial handle are attached to the body. The exterior surface is fluted and decorated with red/orange underglaze painted flowers with green leaves and brown stems as well as a more elaborate polychrome floral motif featuring blue and orange flowers. A brown geometric pattern decorates the spout. There is a brown painter's mark on the exterior surface of the base. This is an example of pearlware design #43. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The base diameter is approximately 9 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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