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Teapot

This globular earthenware teapot has a curved spout and a loop handle with a thumb grip. All parts have a printed design of imitation wood grain with a light lustrous orange glaze. Inscribed on each side are: 1) "Happy may you be/ and long may you live to drink out of me" and 2) "Those who love good tea/ must please remember me/ be sure allow the water to boil/ then the tea will not spoil". There are no maker?s marks.

Teapot
Teapot

Reference number: DA310080

Dimensions: 120 x 205 x 125 mm

Date: c1850

Creator: Unrecorded

Place: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Collection: Decorative Art