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Teapot

1934.525AB (RS214879)

Description

Small, cylindrical porcelain teapot (a) with lid (b). White loop handle with gold decoration on spine and white curving spout with gold edged mouth. Lid has green tendrils and pink tree peonies on gold ground and gold button finial. Body has same green tendrils with pink peonies; gold ground with border of pink peonies in scrolled white medallions and two large scrolled medallions depicting 1) people in interior scene and 2) birds, butterflies and flowers on body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Circa
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Bartlett-Atkinson House.
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
covers (closures)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.525AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Alice A. Stevens
GUSN
6776

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