Teapot with Lid; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)
Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
dia: 2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm) (show scale)
Tea pot marked on underside: “Rd No.24209” within a rectangle, with “POMEGRANITE” above and “FWG” below.
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Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Teapot with Lid; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service), ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, lid: height. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.88a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1993.209.88a-b_front.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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A rounded tea pot with lid, decorated with transfer-printed polychrome designs of stylized branches and pomegranates on a white ground. At center is an open picture book revealing a scene with two girls sitting on a green pasture, flanked by a Chinese brush and ink landscape on light blue ground and a rounded fan decorated with fish in the Chinese style. The round lid with a small hole and an acorn-shaped knob topped with gold. Gilt lines along handle, spout, rim of pot and lid. Part of a 11-piece tea set.
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