Miniature Teapot with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-53650

Description

Teapot with cover. Teapot has a drum-shaped with straight spout and a twisted handle with red leafy terminals and red decoration on spine. Cover has a red berry finial. Border on cover and edge of body is comprised of a chain of blue, red, and orange flowers. Floral bunch of blue, green, and pink flowers painted on both sides. Part of a partial child's tea service, 1944.27-.32.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
covers (closures)
enameling
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1944.27A,B
1944.27 AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 7 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.

Accession Number

1944.27AB