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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:

    414:720/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded; the ground is covered with mottled maroon-coloured enamel, and reserved with shaped panels bordered with richly gilt rococo and painted with festoons of flowers

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: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Miss S.P. Fox, Knightsbridge, for £15 15 shillings 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

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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