ca. 1730 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Place Of Origin

Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain.

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Teapot and cover, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1730.
Physical Description
Teapot and cover of hard-paste porcelain.
  • Height: 8.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Crossed swords with pommels (Factory mark, in blue)
  • '24.' (In gold)
Credit line
Alfred Williams Hearn Bequest
Object history
Part of a tea service (C.98 to 105-1931).
Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.
Subjects depicted
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record createdJune 24, 2009
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