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Collection

An image of Teapot and cover by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Teapot and cover
Year
circa 1775
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

11.1 x 15.1 x 9.5 cm:

a - teapot; 10.6 x 15.1 x 9.5 cm

b - lid; 2.4 x 5.2 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.130.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This piece was probably produced at the Chelsea works after its acquisition by Duesbury. It belongs to a category generally described as ‘Chelsea-Derby’. The turquoise blue ground and monochrome cherubs evoke Vincennes- Sèvres porcelain of 20 years earlier.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 73 (colour illus.). cat.no. 87