This English creamware teapot is oversized, which emphasizes its pictorial message. On the front side is a map of the United States flanked by George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and allegorical figures. The caption reads: 1. Fame. 2. Washington securing Liberty to America. 3. Wisdom & Justice dictating to Dr. Franklin.
The teapot’s back side depicts the “World in Planisphere” with the Sun and the Four Winds.