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American Decorative Arts

Teapot

1740–70

Redware with brown glaze

3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
other (Top): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
base: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
other (Lid): 1 3/8 × 1 7/8 in. (3.5 × 4.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1958a-b
Geography: 
Manufactured in Staffordshire, England
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Unknown New England owner; sold to Irving W. Lyon (1849–1896), Hartford, Conn., 1877-80; bequeathed to Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, N.Y., 1896; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1929; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

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