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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:378/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 6 []

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.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Diameter: 9.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Carter, London, for £1 15 shillings in March 1869

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of porcelain, and painted with enamels in the style of Meissen porcelain, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Insects; Landscape; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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