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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Teapot and Cover

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Teapot and cover of porcelain, painted with enamels in the style of Meissen porcelain, and reeded. The lid, which is painted by J. H. O'Neale with a landscape almost certainly belonged to a different pot of the same form but with fable subjects instead of flowers and insects.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Teapot and cover of porcelain, and painted with enamels in the style of Meissen porcelain, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755.
Physical Description
Teapot and cover of porcelain, painted with enamels in the style of Meissen porcelain, and reeded. The lid, which is painted by J. H. O'Neale with a landscape almost certainly belonged to a different pot of the same form but with fable subjects instead of flowers and insects.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.4cm
  • Diameter: 9.8cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Carter, London, for £1 15 shillings in March 1869
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 188&A - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:378/&A-1885

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record createdDecember 18, 2008
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