Teapot and cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1925

GUSN

GUSN-14142

Description

Japanese porcelain teapot w/ bamboo handle of globular form w/ raised collar and fitted drop-in lid, painted w/ polychrome enamels and gilt highlights w/ (?) busy floral and bird decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
bamboo (material)
enameling
gilding
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
bamboo (material)
Porcelain
Bamboo
Enameled
Gilded
Painted
TEAPOT

Inscription

Painted on underside of lid: 6-character mark (pattern?, decoration?--cannot transcribe)

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.125 x 5.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.155AB