Teapot

German
about 1725
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

9.68 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.685a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste (Bottger) porcelain with colored enamel decoration; silver mounts

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Compressed spherical shape with C-shaped handle and short, angular spout. Domed cover with ball finial, orange knop. Applied floral design on surbase, shoulder and cover, in pink, turquoise, green, and yellow enamels, probably painted in the Netherlands. Birds, butterflies & insects painted on body; flowers & drops on handle & spout, decorative bands around rim of cover and body.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection