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1977.410.1 (RS116650)

Description

Drum shaped body with straight spout; applied twisted double strap handle with leafy terminals; central overglaze en grisailled decoration of floral sprigs encircled by chain motif band; shoulder decorated with spearhead border; gilt highlights; white clay body wtih white glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
grisaille
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chain
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
grisaille
Grisaille
porcelain
Porcelain
Spearhead
spearheads
Teapot
teapots
Dimensions
4.313 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.410.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4136

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