|Object ID #||1988.025.027ab|
|Title||Japanese Tea Pot|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Japan|
|Description||Hand-painted white & green glazed china teapot (a). The base has "Hand Painted / NIPPON" with a laurel-flanked "M" in its transfer-printed mark. The tea pot has a cylindrical body shape, applied gold dots and lines (meandering pattern) on borders, a hand-painted geometric design around the base rim and spout exterior, in black, burgundy, dark green and blue, applied spout, gold-coloured angular handle, 13 drilled holes to filter tea through the spout. The lid (b) is white-glazed and painted dark green on its exterior. It has a round shape, with a knob handle and a drilled vent hole.|
|Makers mark||Base: "Hand Painted / NIPPON" with a laurel-flanked "M" transfer-printed mark.|
Likely belonged to William and Esther Wiley who lived on a farm in the Harkaway district of Grey County.
They had two daughters who attended Harkaway School in the 1910s - Velma and Margaret Wiley.
Last belonged to Velma Wiley who later moved to Markdale, Grey County. and she died there on January 11, 1989.
|Collection||Food Service Tools & Equipment|
|Dimensions||D-13.8 Dia-7.6 cm|
|Found||Euphrasia Township (formerly), Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County|
Wiley, Velma W.