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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herold, Christian Friedrich, born 1700 - died 1779 (decorator)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in red enamel and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr F. L. Lucas

  • Museum number:

    C.69&A-1918

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain. Squat pear-shaped, S-curved moulded spout and strongly scroll-moulded S-handle. Domed cover with top-shaped knob. Silver-gilt chain from knob to handle. Painted with continuous harbour scenes in iron-red above two red lines and with iron-red Indian flowers on spout and handle. Band of gold lace ornament. Gilt details and rims.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1725-1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Herold, Christian Friedrich, born 1700 - died 1779 (decorator)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in red enamel and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with pommels
Factory mark, in underglaze blue

'1.'
In gold

A line
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Object history note

Part of a tea and coffee service (C.69 to 73-1918).

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, hard-paste porcelain, painted in red enamel and gilt, probably painted by Christian Friedrich Herold, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1725-30

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

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1934, Pl. XXIII (b), pp. 96-97.

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

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Floral patterns

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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