Produced in 1944, this Shawnee figural teapot represents the children's nursery rhyme character Tom the Piper's Son. It's nearly 7 inches high to the top of the hat lid finial, about 8 inches wide from spout to handle. Capacity is about 3 cups. The pig under one of the arms is the spout, the other arm holds an ear of corn.
The teapot is in excellent condition with no damage or crazing. Incised mark on the bottom reads "Tom The Piper's Son, Patented USA".