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1990.299.54AB (RS214665)

Description

Drum-shaped porcelain teapot (a) and lid (b) with berry knop. Teapot has stepped spout with gilt decoration, double twisted handle. Enamel decoration of scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds and flowers and 2) people engaged in activities. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers, and butterflies on gold ground.

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
Chinese export
covers (closures)
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
porcelain
rose (genus)
Rose Medallion
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
6 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.54AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
3818

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