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Teapot

Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1710-1713 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red stoneware (Böttger stoneware), press-moulded, facetted, polished and wheel-engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Greg

  • Museum number:

    C.24&A-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 2, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Teapot with cover of red-brown stoneware with lighter and black areas, after a Chinese Yixing model. Hexagonal, tapered toward top. Loop handle with raised scale ornament. Double-curved spout. Lower silver-mounted cover with pointed knob and chain to handle . Almost entirely wheel-polished. Densely wheel-engraved in the style of Bohemian glass engraving with scattered sprigs of flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1710-1713 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Red stoneware (Böttger stoneware), press-moulded, facetted, polished and wheel-engraved

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot with cover, red stoneware (Böttger stoneware), press-moulded, facetted, polished and wheel-engraved, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1710-1713

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Red stoneware

Techniques

Moulded; Polished; Wheel-engraved

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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