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1983.28AB (RS33311)

Description

Octagonal melon-shaped body with reeded, twisted handle and reeded spout; brown [foo?]-dog finial; [Meissen?] "basketweave" in relief around top of body and on cover; scene in blue and white of pagodas, streams and mountains; handles leafy terminals are highlighted in blue and gilding; blue "fishbone" decoration on spine of handles and on spout; traces of gilt on lip (chipped) of spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Location of origin
Japan
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Sears, Marian B., 1879-1943
Dimensions
7 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.28AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
50261
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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