Teapot and cover - ROM2006_6327_1

ROM2006_6327_1

Teapot and cover

Maker: St. Johns Stone Chinaware Company (1873-1896)
Medium:Blue ironstone with applied white sprig decoration
Geography: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (St. Johns), Quebec, Canada
Date: c. 1880-1895
Dimensions:
18.2 (height) x 20.5 (width) x 9.6 (depth) cm
Object number: 960.212.1.A-B
Not on view
Description

The St. Johns Stone Chinaware Company was founded in 1873 at the initiative of George W. Farrar of Vermont. Specializing in white ironstone similar to that made in Staffordshire, England, during the 1880s most of the pottery’s 400 employees were immigrants from Staffordshire, and the clay itself was imported from England.

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