Teapot with lid: " "Mount Vernon, The Seat of the Late Gen'l Washington"

Object Number: 
1961.316ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 24.1 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on base: "8"
Description: 
Molded pearlware bombé footed teapot with broken scroll handle, faceted spout, irregularly scalloped edge with high front, step-domed lid with finial printed in dark blue with view of General Washington in uniform with horse and groom before neoclassical house, ship in distance; border of large flowers. "Mount Vernon, The Seat of the Late Gen'l Washington" pattern.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this scene is shown in Larsen's book as "Mount Vernon, the seat of the Late General Washington"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group