Porcelain Tea & Coffee Pots Photos

Porcelain and pottery tea and coffee pots were made in a wide variety of styles. This index page explores the range.

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Porcelan teapot at Thomas Griswold House. Guilford, CT.Teapot & creamer in blue oriental design at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Tea service at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.Porcelain teapot & jar at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.
Porcelan teapot at Thomas Griswold House. Guilford, CT.Teapot & creamer in blue oriental design at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Tea service at Isham-Terry House Museum. Hartford, CT.Porcelain teapot & jar at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.
Tea service at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.Lusterware tea service at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Lusterware teapot owned by Oliver Ellsworth at his Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.Tea service with gold rim & monogram ME owned by son Martin Ellsworth & wife Sofia at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.
Tea service at Nathan Hale Homestead Museum. Coventry, CT.Lusterware tea service at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Lusterware teapot owned by Oliver Ellsworth at his Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.Tea service with gold rim & monogram ME owned by son Martin Ellsworth & wife Sofia at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum. Windsor, CT.
Tea service with pressed brick of tea at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea service on drop-leaf table in parlor at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Coffee pot with intertwined handles & Masonic symbol at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Embossed ceramic tea pot, sugar & creamer at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.
Tea service with pressed brick of tea at Phelps-Hathaway House. Suffield, CT.Tea service on drop-leaf table in parlor at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Coffee pot with intertwined handles & Masonic symbol at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Embossed ceramic tea pot, sugar & creamer at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.
Embossed porcelain tea pot at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Coffee pot with intertwined handles & Masonic symbol at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Round tea table with tea service at Silas Deane House. Wethersfield, CT.Parlor table set for tea at Isaac Stevens House. Wethersfield, CT.
Embossed porcelain tea pot at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Coffee pot with intertwined handles & Masonic symbol at Joseph Webb House. Wethersfield, CT.Round tea table with tea service at Silas Deane House. Wethersfield, CT.Parlor table set for tea at Isaac Stevens House. Wethersfield, CT.
Tea service at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Porcelain tea service at Denison Homestead Museum. Stonington, CT.Stoneware teapot at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.China teapots at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.
Tea service at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Porcelain tea service at Denison Homestead Museum. Stonington, CT.Stoneware teapot (early 19th C) at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.China teapots at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.
Coffee pot & cups in parlor at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.White neoclassical ceramic tea service at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.John Adams ' porcelain bearing federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain coffee pot used by John Adams with federal eagle holding arrows & olive branch at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Coffee pot & cups in parlor at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.White neoclassical ceramic tea service at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.John Adams ' porcelain bearing federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain coffee pot used by John Adams with federal eagle holding arrows & olive branch at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Porcelain covered bowl & cup & saucer used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain chocolate pot used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol bearing JA initials at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Nippon coffee pot & cups at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Tea & coffee service at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Porcelain covered bowl & cup & saucer used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Porcelain chocolate pot used by John Adams with federal eagle symbol bearing JA initials at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Nippon coffee pot & cups at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Tea & coffee service at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Coffee service & pitchers in kitchen at John Wornall House Museum. Kansas City, MO.Teapots which arrived in province on sailing ships at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Stoneware & earthenware artistic teapots made by provincial artists during the 1970s at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Teapot in form of conch shell at Mansion on the Hill. Ogallala, NE.
Coffee service & pitchers in kitchen at John Wornall House Museum. Kansas City, MO.Teapots which arrived in province on sailing ships at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Stoneware & earthenware artistic teapots made by provincial artists during the 1970s at New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, NB.Teapot in form of conch shell at Mansion on the Hill. Ogallala, NE.
Tea set at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chocolate pot at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Garfield's Jasperware teapot by Wedgwood & silver cake server at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.
Tea set at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chocolate pot at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Garfield's Jasperware teapot by Wedgwood & silver cake server at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.
Sugar & creamer set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Porcelain coffee set from Bohemia in Newton Arts Building at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.Coffee or chocolate set on sideboard at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Rockingham teapot with raised woman at well relief at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Sugar & creamer set at Edison Birthplace Museum. Milan, OH.Porcelain coffee set from Bohemia in Newton Arts Building at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.Coffee or chocolate set on sideboard at Ida Saxton McKinley Historic House. Canton, OH.Rockingham teapot with raised woman at well relief at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Advertising teapot - Patterson & Bros. Manuf. of Rockingham & Yellow Ware, Wellsville, Ohio - at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Pressed basket weave teapot by C.C. Thompson Pottery Co. at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Lotus Ware white porcelain teapot at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Covered chocolate pot with blue-gray boats & windmills at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Advertising teapot - Patterson & Bros. Manuf. of Rockingham & Yellow Ware, Wellsville, Ohio - at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Pressed basket weave teapot (late 19th C) by C.C. Thompson Pottery Co. at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Lotus Ware white porcelain teapot at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Covered chocolate pot with blue-gray boats & windmills at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Covered chocolate pot with violets at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Lotus Ware covered chocolate pot with gold decoration by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles, Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Porcelain tea set 1892 by Homer Laughlin which won award at World's Columbian Exposition at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Teapot by Hall China Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Covered chocolate pot with violets at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Lotus Ware covered chocolate pot with gold decoration by Knowles, Taylor & Knowles, Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Porcelain tea set 1892 by Homer Laughlin which won award at World's Columbian Exposition at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Teapot (20th C) by Hall China Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Teapot by Hall China Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Antique China coffee pot in Governor's Office of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Tea kettle & setting at Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Painted coffee pot & plate in family breakfast area at Woodrow Wilson Birthplace. Staunton, VA.
Teapot (20th C) by Hall China Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Antique China coffee pot in Governor's Office of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Tea kettle & setting at Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Painted coffee pot & plate in family breakfast area at Woodrow Wilson Birthplace. Staunton, VA.
Porcelain coffee service at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Agateware chocolate pot, teapot & creamer from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Agateware teapot from Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Creamware coffee pot in shape of cauliflower by Thomas Whieldon & Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Porcelain coffee service at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Agateware chocolate pot, teapot & creamer (c1740) from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Agateware teapot (1745-50) from Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Creamware coffee pot in shape of cauliflower (c1760) by Thomas Whieldon & Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Creamware teapot with colored lead glazes from Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Staffordshire earthenware hot water kettle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire agateware earthenware teapot & cream pitcher at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Lowestoft Porcelain teapot from England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Creamware teapot with colored lead glazes (c1760) from Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Staffordshire earthenware hot water kettle (c1760) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire agateware earthenware teapot & cream pitcher (c1760-70) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Lowestoft Porcelain teapot (c1765) from England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ewer by Meissen Porcelain of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Creamware punch pot with transfer print of Aurora by William Greatbatch of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Tilt-top tea table from Salem area with English New Hall China tea set at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Ewer (c1765) by Meissen Porcelain of Germany at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot (1766) by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Creamware punch pot with transfer print of Aurora (1770-1780) by William Greatbatch of Staffordshire, England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Tilt-top tea table (c1770) from Salem area with English New Hall China tea set (1815) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export porcelain coffeepot with purple trim at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Chinese export porcelain coffeepot with American eagle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export porcelain flagon with Masonic symbols at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Chinese export porcelain coffeepot (c1790) with purple trim at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service (1794-1809) by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Chinese export porcelain coffeepot (c1795) with American eagle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export porcelain flagon (c1800) with Masonic symbols at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Earthenware coffeepot possibly by John Shorthose of Staffordshire, England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Bone china tea set with dark blue transfer print possibly from Staffordshire, England in Maryland period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Green tea service by Staffordshire of England at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Coffee service in Parlor of John Marshall House. Richmond, VA.
Earthenware coffeepot (c1810) possibly by John Shorthose of Staffordshire, England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Bone china tea set with dark blue transfer print (1815-35) possibly from Staffordshire, England in Maryland period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Green tea service (1820-40) by Staffordshire of England at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Coffee service (c1820) in Parlor of John Marshall House. Richmond, VA.
Davenport Mulberry teapot at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Pink lusterware tea set from Staffordshire, England fired with metallic oxide pigments & popular until the invention of electroplating in 1840s at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Peekskill Landing, Hudson River earthenware teapot by William Ridgway & Co. of Hanley, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American earthenware pitcher at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Davenport Mulberry teapot (c1825) at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Pink lusterware tea set (c1830) from Staffordshire, England fired with metallic oxide pigments & popular until the invention of electroplating in 1840s at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Peekskill Landing, Hudson River earthenware teapot (c1845) by William Ridgway & Co. of Hanley, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American earthenware pitcher (c1850) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ironstone pottery teapot in priory pattern by E.C. Hallinor of England at Santa Fe Trail Museum. Trinidad, CO.Tea urn & stand by D. McBirney & Co. of Belleek, Ireland, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Glazed earthenware teapot by Chelsea Keramic Art Works, Chelsea, MA at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Chocolate pot by Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. of Worcester, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ironstone pottery teapot in priory pattern (c1855) by E.C. Hallinor of England at Santa Fe Trail Museum. Trinidad, CO.Tea urn & stand (1872) by D. McBirney & Co. of Belleek, Ireland, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Glazed earthenware teapot (c1880-88) by Chelsea Keramic Art Works, Chelsea, MA at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Chocolate pot (c1884-9) by Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. of Worcester, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Coffee pot & cups by Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.China chocolate set probably Bavarian in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.Semi-porcelain Whiteware pitcher in dark blue with gold trim by Vodrey Pottery Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Semi-porcelain jar with embossed Indian by Smith Phillips at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Coffee pot & cups (1885) by Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.China chocolate set (c1890) probably Bavarian in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.Semi-porcelain Whiteware pitcher in dark blue with gold trim (c1896-1928) by Vodrey Pottery Co. of East Liverpool at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.Semi-porcelain jar with embossed Indian (c1901-29) by Smith Phillips at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Japanese teapot of St Louis World's Fair at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Art Nouveau coffee set painted by Adolph Richter of Chicago on Limoges porcelain blank at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Art nouveau porcelain coffee service at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Three Chinese teapots at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Japanese teapot of St Louis World's Fair (1904) at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Art Nouveau coffee set (1910) painted by Adolph Richter of Chicago on Limoges porcelain blank at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Art nouveau porcelain coffee service at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Three Chinese teapots at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware teapot by Sargent Johnson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Modern teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.

Earthenware teapot (1941) by Sargent Johnson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Modern teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.


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