|Object ID #||1971.120.080ab|
|Title||Wm. Adams & Sons Ironstone Tea Pot|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Artist||Wm. Adams & Sons|
|Made||Wm. Adams & Sons|
|Place of Origin||England, United Kingdom|
|Description||This is a WM. ADAMS & SONS white-coloured ceramic coffeepot (a) and lid (b), that is a 19th-century item (likely pre-1863?). The base is a hexagonal shape. The bottom is stamped in black with a coat of arms motif of a fox and deer and garter and "REAL IRONSTONE CHINA / WM. ADAMS & SONS, / ENGLAND". There is a large piece chipped out of the side of the spout. The lid has a moulded lift knob and a drilled vent hole.|
|Makers mark||Transfer-printed mark in black with a coat of arms motif of a fox and deer and garter and "REAL IRONSTONE CHINA / WM. ADAMS & SONS, / ENGLAND".|
The item is likely a pre-1863 product of the Wm. Adams & Sons pottery in England.
Last owned by Stanley and Islay Michael (neé Brigham), of #RR 6 Owen Sound (on a farm in Sydenham Township, Grey County). May have previously belonged to his parents, Francis Edgar Michael and Mary Jane Michael (neé Hodgson).
|Collection||Food Service Tools & Equipment|
|Found||Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|