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Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart G. Davis

  • Museum number:

    C.251&A-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 13, shelf 3 []

This piece and companion are painted in trompe l'oeil style imitating wood (the graining imitates deal). Tray and teapot would have been part of a 'solitaire'; a tea service meant for one person composed of a tray, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Complete sets are rare.

Physical description

Teapot and cover, tin-glazed earthenware, painted with trompe l'oeil wooden graining (in imitation of deal) to which has been pinned prints with landscapes and ruins painted in pink enamel.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1770-ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Deutsch'
landscape painting signed

Object history note

Acquisition type: Bequest

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, tin-glazed earthenware, painted with trompe l'oeil wooden graining to which has been pinned prints with landscapes in pink enamel, Niderviller pottery and porcelain factory, France, about 1770-1775

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Graining; Prints; Wood; Trompe-l'oeil

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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