Empire Porcelain
Patriotic Teapot

Empire Porcelain Co. (England, 1896-1967)
British Patriotic Teapot 1941
6.13 x 8.13 x 5.5″
Kamm Collection.

A World War II themed novelty teapot with lid, modeled as the globe with the continents raised and painted yellow. The countries painted orange comprise the British Empire in 1941. The lid is the top of the globe, surmounted with the British flag as finial. The teapot handle is an airman in uniform.

Hitler had invaded Poland in 1939, at which point England declared war on Germany. In 1941, England was being bombed with repeated air raids on the civilian population by the German Luftwaffe.