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Culture:German
Title:teapot
Date Made:1700-1720
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: salt-glazed stoneware
Place Made:Germany; Rhineland
Measurements:overall: 3 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 10.4775 cm x 7.3025 cm x 3.81 cm
Accession Number:  HD 66.201
1966-201T.jpg

Description:
Small grey salt-glazed stoneware teapot and a cover that has a finial in a pyramid shape on top of a flattened ball finial, over a band of leaf tops(/), over radiating incised lines extending a a cable band around the rim edge. According to the London dealer and ceramics expert Jonathan Horne (1/23/95), this teapot is of Continental origin. The pot has incised bands around the neck, over machine rouletting around the top and lower halves with a plain mid-band with mold-applied birds; and a short shaped spout with three incised lines around the rim; and a C-shaped strap handle.

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