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Teapot

1971.557.1AB (RS116370)

Description

Bulbous circular body rising from circular foot with two swells in body, the last flaring outward to flattened scalloped shoulder; Circular mouth recessed to receive cover; molded S-shaped handle with spur and conforming spout; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot; brown highlights on handle and spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Dutch
Floral
floral patterns
Gaudy Dutch
Gilded
gilding
Overglazed
overglazing
Porcelain
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
Soft-Paste Porcelain
TEAPOT
teapots
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
1.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.557.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5174

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