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Teapot

Description

Cylindrical Chinese export teaport (a) with red floral overglaze decoration. Two crossing ribbon handle with molded flower and leaf; painted flower and leaf on side, opening at top circled wtih red ivy wreath. Lid (b) with berry knop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Possibly
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
Dimensions
5 x 10 1/8 x 5 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.254AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290132

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