Teapot with lid

Object Number: 
1969.18a
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 14 x 24.1 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on shield: "JEG"
Description: 
Cylindrical porcelain teapot with interlaced reeded strap handles terminating in blue and gilded molded flowers; cover has a gold berry knop with a blue leaf; orange and gold lappet band at rim and pseudo arms of New York State with blue-robed Justice and red-robed Liberty; gilded initials on shield.
Gallery Label: 
This teapot is part of a set that belonged to John Greenwood (1760-1819) and Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood (1764-1831) of New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group