Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-17612

Description

Ovoid form porcelain teapot with lid. Imari design. Cobalt blue, orange and gilt design of leaves, tendrils, abstract motifs, and stylized flowers on white background in three reserves separated by gilt leaf sprays and pendant flowers on cobalt blue background in a broad central band outlined in gilt. White foot banded with gilt. Shoulder has gilt leaf band on white background. Gilt on outside of S-scroll handle with gilt thumb rest. Gilt spout has oval medallion with white background and stylized gilt flower on front. Molded gilt feather design on top of spout. Lid with similar design of two reserves. White oval medallion topped by faceted gilt knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
floral patterns
Imari
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1952.33a-c

Maker

Coalport (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, SHROPSHIRE

Dimensions

6 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John B. Morris Jr.

Accession Number

1952.33.1AB

Places

Shropshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]