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Teapot

1990.299.53AB (RS214914)

Description

Cylindrical teapot with inverted cap cover and two wire handles wrapped in red string. Decorated with enameled scroll and round medallions with alternating scenes of 1) flowers, birds and butterflies adn 2) interacting figures. Medallions are surrounded by butterflies, bats, flowers and tendrils on gold ground. A pink flower is in the well of the cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
covers (closures)
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
porcelain
Rose Medallion
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
6 1/2 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.53AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
3817

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