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Manufacturer:
Nymphenburg Porcelain Factory, German, established by 1753  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a,b: overall): 12 × 19 × 12 cm (4 3/4 × 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.)
H x W x D (a: pot): 10.5 × 19 × 12 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.)
H x diam. (b: lid): 2 × 6.5 cm (13/16 × 2 9/16 in.)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
teapot
Object Name:
teapot
Manufactured in:
Germany
Date:
1765–1770
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Globular body with double C-scroll handle and curving animal-headed spout. Round lid with bud-form knob. Gilt enrichments. Painted floral elements. In open gilt frame is painted Mercury appearing to a female figure.
Impressed marks: diagonal lozenges on a shield (the Bavarian “Rautenschild”) and III in a circle
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1949-8-1-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4729ed394-1761-48a0-a0be-687c88252859
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-8-1-a_b