Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-50170

Description

Hand-painted, porcelain teapot (a) with lid (b). Drum-shaped body with forked handle and berry knop. Painted border around pot rim and lid of wavy pink line bisected by thin black bank. Berry knop retains traces of gold and has orange leaves. Handle has orange painted decoration on spine and on leaf terminals and on inside of spout edge. Thin orange band with four "starbursts" about base. Two pink/green rosebuds on teapot's flanking sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
porcelain
hand-painted
molding (forming)
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Chinese Export
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1982.199A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.199AB