Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-5174

Description

Bulbous circular body rising from circular foot with two swells in body, the last flaring outward to flattened scalloped shoulder; Circular mouth recessed to receive cover; molded S-shaped handle with spur and conforming spout; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot; brown highlights on handle and spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
floral patterns
Dutch
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Gilded
Gaudy Dutch
Floral
TEAPOT

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.557.1AB