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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)
    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:

    C.250&A-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 47, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover, tin-glazed earthenware, with spout modelled as cockerell's head, and rococo scrollwork handle, both picked out in purple, the body painted with polychrome floral sprays.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1765-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)
Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Object history note

Acquisition type: Bequest

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, tin-glazed earthenware, with spout modelled as cockerell's head, the body painted with polychrome floral sprays, possibly Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory or Sceaux pottery factory, France, about 1765-1770

Production Note

Acquired as Niderviller, c. 1765; illustrated A. Lane, French Faïence, 1948, pl. 93A as Sceaux c. 1770

Subjects depicted

Cocks (birds); Scrollwork; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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