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Teapot

1982.199AB (RS212774)

Description

Hand-painted, porcelain teapot (a) with lid (b). Drum-shaped body with forked handle and berry knop. Painted border around pot rim and lid of wavy pink line bisected by thin black bank. Berry knop retains traces of gold and has orange leaves. Handle has orange painted decoration on spine and on leaf terminals and on inside of spout edge. Thin orange band with four "starbursts" about base. Two pink/green rosebuds on teapot's flanking sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
China
Material
hand-painted
molding (forming)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
covers (closures)
hand-painted
molding (forming)
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.199AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50170

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