European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Teapot and CoverMade in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, Europe
Made by the firm of Charles Meigh, Hanley, Staffordshire, England, active 1835 to 1861
1928-95-64ba,bbThe Elizabeth Wandell Smith Collection, 1928
LabelThe firm of Charles Meigh was one of the first in England to produce ceramics in the mid-nineteenth-century Gothic Revival style. In 1842 Meigh designed a jug decorated with Gothic (pointed) arches and figures of the Apostles. The jug proved to be so popular that seven years later Meigh designed this similarly ornamented teapot, part of a tea service.
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