Teapot and cover

German (Hoechst)
about 1750
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Hoechst, Germany

Dimensions

13.97 x 9.52 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

68.714a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Modeled in the form of an oak tree trunk with knots and branches, muffle natural glazed colors; leaves, yellow acorns; branches form handles of pot and cover and support spout; lid formed by leaves.

Markings

Marked: RX on bottom of pot; R on underside of lid

Provenance

1968, purchased from Nicolier Antiquaire, Paris.

Credit Line

The John Goelet Decorative Arts Special Fund