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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (probably, made)
    Dresden (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, with applied decoration, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George and Joan Brown

  • Museum number:

    C.4:1,2-2010

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded; with globular body and flat cover completely encased in applied mayflower blossom (in imitation of Meissen's 'Schneeballen' decoration) overlaid with applied rose trails, painted in enamels and gilded, and with applied naturalistic canaries. The handle and spout are naturalistically modelled as tree branches and painted in gold.

Place of Origin

Germany (probably, made)
Dresden (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, with applied decoration, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

crossed swords
painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 13.2 cm, Width: 19.7 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, hard-paste porcelain with applied decoration, probably Germany, possibly Dresden, ca. 1860

Materials

Porcelain

Categories

Ceramics; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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