Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3818

Description

Drum-shaped porcelain teapot (a) and lid (b) with berry knop. Teapot has stepped spout with gilt decoration, double twisted 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
medallions (ornament areas)
rose (genus)
Vessel, Drink ServingTeapotRose Medallion
Chinese Export
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1990.299.54A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.54AB