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Culture:Chinese
Title:Chinese Export Porcelain Teapot
Date Made:ca. 1730-1745 (Qing dynasty)
Type:Ceramic
Materials:Porcelain
Place Made:China
Measurements:Overall: 4 in x 4 1/8 in; 10.2 cm x 10.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1959.74
Credit Line:Gift of Gadele and Ira Suval
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Label Text:
This rare Chinese export porcelain teapot is distinguished by its stem-like handle and spout, and its raised lotus flowers (on the body) and scrollwork (over the foot). The berry-shaped metal finial is likely a European eighteenth-century replacement. EEB, July 2011

Tags:
decorative arts; utensils; vessels; drinking; tea; design; white

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