Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6776

Description

Small, cylindrical porcelain teapot (a) with lid (b). White loop handle with gold decoration on spine and white curving spout with gold edged mouth. Lid has green tendrils and pink tree peonies on gold ground and gold button finial. Body has same green tendrils with pink peonies; gold ground with border of pink peonies in scrolled white medallions and two large scrolled medallions depicting 1) people in interior scene and 2) birds, butterflies and flowers on body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Bartlett-Atkinson House,

Additional Identification Number

1934.525A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Alice A. Stevens

Accession Number

1934.525AB

Date

1850-1875 (Circa)