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

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.

Accession Number

1944.27AB