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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Teapot

ca. 1720 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Teapot with cover of hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain). Flattened spherical shape. Loop handle of 'ear' profile, short spout. Low domed cover with pierced oval knob. Decorated with moulded and applied chrysanthemum sprays in low relief. Creamy paste and glaze.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain) with applied reliefs
Brief description
Teapot with cover, hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain) with applied reliefs, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1720
Physical description
Teapot with cover of hard-paste porcelain (Böttger porcelain). Flattened spherical shape. Loop handle of 'ear' profile, short spout. Low domed cover with pierced oval knob. Decorated with moulded and applied chrysanthemum sprays in low relief. Creamy paste and glaze.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.4cm
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst
Production
Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Passion for Porcelain: masterpieces of ceramics from the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. p.227
Collection
Accession number
C.112&A-1940

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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