Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3817

Description

Cylindrical teapot with inverted cap cover and two wire handles wrapped in red string. Decorated with enameled scroll and round medallions with alternating scenes of 1) flowers, birds and butterflies adn 2) interacting figures. Medallions are surrounded by butterflies, bats, flowers and tendrils on gold ground. A pink flower is in the well of the cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
medallions (ornament areas)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1990.299.53A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

6 1/2 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.53AB