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Title

Teapot and cover

circa 1715-1720
circa 1720-1730

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Teapot and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Teapot and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Teapot and cover by Meissen
  • Details

    Dates
    circa 1715-1720
    circa 1720-1730
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain ('Böttger porcelain)
    Dimensions
    12.1 x 15.3 x 10.5 cm :

    a - teapot, 10 x 15.3 x 10.5 cm

    b - lid, 3.4 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    15th–19th c European art
    Accession number
    L2010.187.a-b
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Meissen

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    The body is of the distinctive Böttger paste in use before c1725. The gilded chinoiserie decoration with engraved detailing is later and is of the type applied to Meissen blanks in the Augsburg workshop of Bartholomaüs Seuter. The motifs comprise Chinese figures conversing, smoking and preparing or consuming beverages. Under the spout is a diving crane. The significance of the mark is not known.

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