Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: 1787

Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.38 in (16.2052 cm)

Maker: John Harrison (possibly)

Description:

A pearlware globular shaped teapot printed in blue with a line engraved Conversation pattern and with the addition of painted floral sprays.  The painted inscription on one side reads "Mary Lee Born July 19 1787 / Millton Oxfordshire / When This you see / Remember me Through / Many Miles Wee Distant / Bee".  The reverse side is printed with the full Conversation pattern (see below).

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