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Teapot

Description

Porcelain teapot (a) with tall-domed lid (b) with gold knop. Decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies on gold ground. Mended handle. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Teapot
teapots
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
8 x 11 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.421.5AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
6808

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