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Teapot

1958.516 (RS208645)

Description

Porcelain teapot with round body, hat-shaped cover, drop finial, loop handle, and straight spout with silver tip. Traces of gold paint on spout, handle, finial, and around the neck. Polychrome domestic scene adorns the body. Black latticework and cartouches of a bird perched on a branch surround the spout and handle. Scrollwork and rosette border on the cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.516
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
44796

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