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Object ID 1935.014.001
Object Name Teapot
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift of Mrs. John B. Bird & Joseph Bancroft
Year Range from 1750
Year Range to 1800
Description Porcelain teapot in the "English Rose" pattern with a spare, Neoclassical silhouette and straight spout. The handle consists of two twined porcelain strands with orange-painted floral decoration at the base where they meet the body. The teapot has a white ground on which is a painted a small pink floral sprig design at the center of the body on each side. Three thin orange bands encircle the teapot at the top and these are overlaid with four painted floral sprig designs at regularly spaced intervals. The decoration on the lid repeats this pattern and terminates in a large strawberry finial.
Dimensions H-5.75 W-5.25 L-9.75 inches
Dimension Details Greatest dimensions; height including lid.
Owned Jane Richardson McKinly
Used McKinly family
Provenance This item was part of a china set that belonged to Jane Richardson McKinly (1727-1805), wife of Dr. John McKinly (1721-1796), who served in the Delaware General Assembly and was the first elected President (governor) of Delaware.
Subjects Porcelain
People McKinly, John
McKinly, Jane Richardson
Search Terms Teapots
Jane McKinly
Porcelain
Jane Richardson McKinly
Eighteenth Century
Material Porcelain
Place of Origin England