Teapot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6808

Description

Porcelain teapot (a) with tall-domed lid (b) with gold knop. Decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies on gold ground. Mended handle. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teapots
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Teapot
Teapot

Additional Identification Number

1987.421.5A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

8 x 11 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.421.5AB