hale 1790 pear teapot
i am most pleased to offer for your collection this fine pear shaped bristol export teapot circa 1790. it bears the touchmark and quality 'crowned x' mark used by richard and thomas hale. their working dates were 1783 to 1815. this pot is of 24 ounce (3 cups) capacity and stands 6 7/8" tall. it retains its original wood handle and finial button. the teapot is in very good original condition with minor etchings to the interior.