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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Höchst (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1501-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 6

Physical description

Teapot of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Globular body. Round the top is a ribbon interlaced with a pink garland. On one side is a goat and two sheep in a landscape supported by gilt scrolls, and on the other side is a peasant with a horse and two cattle in a landscape. Several crimson sprigs and gilt scroll handle.

Place of Origin

Höchst (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A wheel under an Electoral Hat
In blue

'SC / 1'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 11.1 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Höchst porcelain factory, Höchst, ca. 1770.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Garland; Scrolls; Horse; Cattle; Sheep; Interlacing; Sprigs; Peasant; Landscape; Goat

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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