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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in grey monochrome and gilt

  • Museum number:

    C.568&A-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain. Domed shaped body painted with two panels, one showing two galloping horsemen against a background of castles and mountains; the other two horsemen crossing a ford, on the cover a formal foliated pattern.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

ca. 1730-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in grey monochrome and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory, Austria (Vienna), ca. 1730-40

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

V&A Picture Book no.9: Teapots p.6

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Mountains; Foliation (pattern); Castles; Horsemen

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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