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Tea caddy and lid

Tea caddy and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1730-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Professor H. H. Bellot

  • Museum number:

    FE.3&A-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea caddy and lid, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette. Ovoid in shape with six-lobed sides and short neck; spreading foot, surrounded by an appliqué band of 'classic scroll' pattern in openwork. the lid is low, lobed dome with in-fitting flange and a pointed knob. Painted round the sides are three sprays of peony, camellia and chrysanthemum with touches of gilding, with an irregularly-shaped frieze round the neck; three flower sprays on the lid, and gilt knob.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1730-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 9.7 cm, Height: 12.4 cm with lid

Descriptive line

Tea caddy and lid, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, middle of 18th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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