Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3814

Description

Urn-shaped porcelain teapot (a)with dome lid (b), ball finial, and scrolled spout and handle. Enamel decoration of scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds and flowers and 2) people engaged in activities. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers, and butterflies on gold ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
medallions (ornament areas)
Vessel, Drink ServingTeapotRose Medallion
Chinese Export
Teapot

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

10 x 10 1/2 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.45AB