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Object ID # 1971.120.080ab
Object Name Coffeepot
Title Wm. Adams & Sons Ironstone Tea Pot
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date pre-1863?
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".
Provenance 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
Material Ceramic/China/Glaze/Transfer Print
Dimensions H-22 inches
Found Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
People Michael, Stanley