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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:601/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and decorated with exotic birds among bushes in a large fan-shaped panel, flanked by butterflies in four circular medallions, reserved in white on a powder-blue ground, which is enriched with gilt chrysanthemum-sprays.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Wareham, London, for £10 in February 1871

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterfly; Birds; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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