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Object Name Teapot
Description White teapot with black transfer-print and some foliate relief decoration. On one side is written 'Compliments from Timaru.' Other side has image of Timaru harbour. The coastal scene is viewed through two rocks (Dashing Rocks?) across water to harbour with steam and sail ships and buildings of the town behind. Edge of lid has decorative pattern formed from a fine black line, alternating between a looping design and stylized floral design.

Teapot appears squat (short and wide), and has wide, flat rim with wavy edge and slight flare out around base. Handle has flat top section and comes to a raised decorative point where the curve meets the top section. Hole in top section of handle near rim. Lid has diamond-shaped handle with wavy edges.

On the bottom 'Alfred Meakin England.'
Catalogue Number 2011/150.04
Dimensions H-12 L-22.8 Dia-15 cm
Search Terms Timaru Harbour