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Teapot

Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.354&A-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Europe 1600-1815, Room 1, case CA13 []

Physical description

Teapot decorated with birds of various species, carefully painted in their natural colours, grouped in a landscape on either side and flying separately, and with small insects and various formal borders in red and gold.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Crossed swords with star
Factory mark, in blue

'115'
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a tea-and-coffee service. (C.353 to 369-1914, and C.149-1934)

Descriptive line

Teapot with cover, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1780-1790

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

Birds; Landscapes; Insects

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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