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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:716/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover, of hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded; the ground is painted in blue enamel veined in darker blue in imitation of marble and reserved with gilt cresting; with large panels bordered with rich rococo scrollwork and painted with festoons of flowers and fruit

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Sign for tin
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm, Diameter: 16.2 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mr C. Prideaux, Knightsbridge, for £50 in November 1868

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, of hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, made by Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Fruit; Pineapple

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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