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Elizabeth Cook's teapot.
|Elizabeth Cook's teapot.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Description: This teapot belonged to Elizabeth Cook. It was a Chinese manufactured piece with additional decoration added in Holland (probably in Rotterdam). The teapot was a good example of a flourishing trade between Canton and London and was made of expensive porcelain. This was used as ballast for the valuable cargos of tea from China.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|