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Culture:English
Title:teapot
Date Made:ca. 1790-1800
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: yellow-glazed earthenware with polychrome overglaze enamels
Place Made:Great Britain: England; Yorkshire
Accession Number:  HD 2017.5.11
Credit Line:Gift of Doris and Stanley Tananbaum via Winterthur Museum
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Description:
Press molded teapot; octagonal shaped body with saw-tooth boarder pattern surrounding the lid; octagonal shaped lid with molded swan finial; applied spout and handle; covered entirely in yellow glaze; decorated with polychrome enamels; gray painted tear-drop shaped designs surround the swan finial on the lid of the teapot; gray and red painted decoration on the spout, handle, and saw-tooth boarder pattern surrounding the lid; the sides of the tea pot are painted with chinoiserie designs; one side depicts two women standing on one side of a running fence; one woman holds a parisol; between them stands a fanciful castle-like structure; the reverse depicts two women standing on one side of a running fence; one woman holds a parisol; between them stands a pagoda-like structure; the exterior of the base is fluted and painted gray; Condition: small chip on the edge of the lid; scratch on the side of the pot

Tags:
pagodas

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