Blue transferware ironstone teapot in Minute Men pattern, part of the Liberty Blue, Historic Colonial Scenes series. Made in England
Enoch Wedgwood was contracted to create blue & white dinnerware featuring colonial scenes for the Benjamin Franklin Federal Savings and Loan Association. The dinnerware was used as a promotion to commemorate its 50th anniversary.
Backstamp: "Liberty Blue - Historic Colonial Scenes - Minute Men - Made in England"
Made by Enoch Wedgwood, in Staffordshire England, 1975 - 1981, now discontinued
Tip of spout to outer edge of handle: 9"
Height to top of finial: 6 3/4"
Height, teapot lid off: 5"
Width: 4 1/4"approximately
Holds 4 cups
No tea strainer, could be used as a coffee pot
Vintage Condition: NO chips. NO cracks. CRAZING with spots of discoloration
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Vintage treasures have been pre-loved and consequently may have slight imperfections. Descriptions and pictures will portray items honestly. Pictures are PART OF THE DESCRIPTION, ZOOM in and take a closer look. If additional information or pictures are needed, send an email and I will be happy to help!
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