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Teapot

Artist/Maker:
Aust, Gottfried
Place Made:
Bethabara or Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1760-1780
Medium:
lead-glazed earthenware
Accession Number:
5886
Description:
Teapot fragment; spout is missing; bulbous body and extruded handle with tipped up terminal.

The shape of the teawares made by Gottfried Aust reflect prevailing English fashion of the mid to later eighteenth century, although he used red earthenware and lead glazes as he did for other wares made locally.

Credit Line:
Private Collection