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Teapot and lid

Teapot and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Andrew Burman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Teapot and lid of porcelain. The teapot has a barrel-shaped body, loop handle and curved spout. The lid had a flat top with blue cone-shaped knob. Painted in overglaze enamels and gilt on either side of the body, between two rows of studs in relief, is an oblong panel. One contains a phoenix among peonies growing on a rock, the other two ducks among lotus-flowers and foliage. The lid is painted with conventional peonies, and sprays of other flowers decorate the handle and spout.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt


Height: 10.5 cm, Diameter: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and lid, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note



Porcelain; Glaze


Glazed; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Lotus; Peonies; Ducks; Phoenix; Floral sprays


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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