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

Teapot and Cover

ca. 1755-60 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted in blue. Moulded with broad vertical bands in slight relief, interrupted by panels enclosed by rococo scrolls and foliage. Painted with Chinese figures in landscapes.


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

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in blue and moulded
Brief description
Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted in blue, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1755-60
Physical description
Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted in blue. Moulded with broad vertical bands in slight relief, interrupted by panels enclosed by rococo scrolls and foliage. Painted with Chinese figures in landscapes.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
'TF' [monogram indistinct] (In blue)
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Allen, from the John Lee Allen Collection
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.B.22, where dated 1755-60
Collection
Accession number
C.102&A-1935

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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