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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with silver mounts

  • Museum number:

    C.13&A-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with silver mounts.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

ca. 1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with silver mounts

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain and with silver mounts, Vezzi porcelain factory, Venice, ca. 1725.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

d'Agliano, Andreina, ed. Porcellane Italiane dalla Collezione Lokar, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2013. Published with dual text in Italian and English. For another teapot of this shape with figurative decoration in puce monochrome, see number 20 catalogued by Luca Melegati, pp48-49.

Labels and date

Teapot and Cover with silver mounts
Porcelain
Mark: 'W', incised in the lid
ITALY (VENICE, VEZZI); about 1725
C.13&A-1937
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Silver

Techniques

Mounted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Berries; Flowers; Grasshopper; Cherries; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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