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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain) with applied reliefs

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Teapot with cover of hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain). Flattened spherical shape. Loop handle of 'ear' profile, short spout. Low domed cover with pierced oval knob. Decorated with moulded and applied chrysanthemum sprays in low relief. Creamy paste and glaze.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1720 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain) with applied reliefs


Height: 13.4 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot with cover, hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain) with applied reliefs, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1720

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

Passion for Porcelain: masterpieces of ceramics from the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Production Note

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


Hard paste porcelain


Applied work

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Stoneware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Drinking


Ceramics Collection

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