Cockpit Hill Factory
A British manufacturer created this teapot in 1766 after the repeal of the Stamp Act.
Americans celebrating the repeal of the Stamp Act
To increase the company's sales by appealing to the interests of American consumers
This teapot reveals the growth of a transatlantic consumer market during the years before the American Revolution. It also shows the shrewdness of some British manufacturers, who overlooked political interests in order to satisfy the desires of American consumers and generate sales.