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Teapot

Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Zürich (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zürich faience and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in purple enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the request and from the collection of Mrs Amélie Mavrogordato

  • Museum number:

    C.132&A-1945

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain. Globular, with rococo scroll handle. Body and cover covered with vertical moulded reeding. Painted in purple with Oriental flowers and basket.

Place of Origin

Zürich (made)

Date

ca. 1770-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Zürich faience and porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in purple enamel

Marks and inscriptions

A crossed Z, in underglaze blue

'2N' incised

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, hard-paste porcelain painted in purple enamel, Zürich faience and porcelain factory, Switzerland, ca. 1770-80

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Baskets; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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