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1977.857.1AB (RS116773)

Description

Egg-shell thin translucent pearl-glazed body; polychrome overglaze enamel wash decoratin of Japanese landscape with two shacks and peony tree; white dotted enamel border and accents on gray field; squat spherical body with curved molded spout and C-scroll handle terminating in a loop; slightly domed lid with button finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1891-1920
Inscriptions
Printed mark: Japanese character.
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
glazing (coating)
overglazing
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
glazing (coating)
Overglazed
overglazing
Porcelain
porcelain
TEAPOT
teapots
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5.125 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.857.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4788

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