Teapot

ca. 1740-ca. 1750 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain with brass mount on lid. The body is enfolded between two acanthus leaves springing from a stalk which forms the loop handle.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot Body
  • Teapot Cover
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief, with tin-glaze and brass mount
Brief Description
Teapot, soft-paste porcelain with brass mount on lid, Chantilly porcelain factory, Oise, France, ca. 1740-ca. 1750
Physical Description
Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain with brass mount on lid. The body is enfolded between two acanthus leaves springing from a stalk which forms the loop handle.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.5cm
  • Diameter: 16.8cm
Object history
Bought from the Bandinel Collection.
Production
Acquired as 'Old Italian (manufacturer unknown); reattributed to Doccia; reattributed to Chantilly c. 1740-50 1967. Atrtribution to Chantilly confirmed Manuela Finaz de Villaine, 2005. The cover is a replacement.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
3394&A-1853

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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