The University of Texas at Austin
Teapot with lid
Identifier: TMC_0017
Title: Teapot with lid
Description: Ceramic teapot and lid have painted Chinese scenes on a white underglaze. It was part of a set of china sent by the Empress of China to Sam Houston when he was President of the Republic of Texas. Given as a wedding present to Ann Taliaferro Mann by Mrs. Nan Morrow, daughter of Sam Houston. Donated by Mann family.
Country: Republic of Texas
Date: circa 1839
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: UTA 0.118c SR 2.2 Bx 28A
Format: teapot
Size: 28 cm W x 18.4 cm H
Other ID: TMM 1134-1a, b
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century