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  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1770-1780 (made)


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


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


Hard paste porcelain


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Baskets


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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