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  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Josephy Arnold Wilby

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teapot with cover of hard-paste porcelain. Flattened spherical shape, curved spout, plain J-handle. Low cover with ball knob. Painted with Höroldt chinoiseries in colours and gold, on the body framed with gilt scrolls, panels of dark-toned lustre and laub-und bandelwerk in purple and red. Spandrels painted with Indian flowers. Panels of red lattice on spout.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)


ca. 1725-1730 (made)


Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords
Factory mark, in underglaze blue


In gold


Height: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot with cover, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1725-30

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


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Flowers; Scrolls (motifs); Lattice pattern


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


Ceramics Collection

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