Teapot

German
about 1750–60
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Accession Number

65.2030a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Round bulbous teapot and cover. Flower finial trimmed in blue. Pot white ground with rustic handle; decorated seascape in background with monuments and groups of figures. Cover has horseman, landscape. Lower portion 3 flower sprays repeated on spout. Some

Markings

Teapot: crossed swords in underglaze blue; impressed 6 or 9; D in gold. Cover: D in gold (abraded)

Provenance

By 1944, with Jas. A. Lewis & Son, New York, NY; August 10, 1944, sold by Jas. A. Lewis & Son to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection