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Teapot

German
about 1723
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 10.2 x 16.5 cm (4 3/4 x 4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.281a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration, gilt metal mounts

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Globular on gilt foot rim. Scroll handle modeled at body, sharply curving spout with mast at base. Everted rim, domed cover with turned gilt finial (broken). Gilded metal chain from handle & finial to engraved tip on spout with cover. Harbor scenes on base.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer