Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-44796

Description

Porcelain teapot with round body, hat-shaped cover, drop finial, loop handle, and straight spout with silver tip. Traces of gold paint on spout, handle, finial, and around the neck. Polychrome domestic scene adorns the body. Black latticework and cartouches of a bird perched on a branch surround the spout and handle. Scrollwork and rosette border on the cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

MJ191

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.516