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Teapot with Lid

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1884
    DIMENSIONS 6 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (16.1 x 18.7 x 11.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Teapot: Co. logo printed in green with a 'V'; hand-written in red 'W/720'; incised '978'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.62a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Teapot with Lid, 1884. Porcelain, 6 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (16.1 x 18.7 x 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.62a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.62a-b_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Teapot (a) with lid (b), ivory-bodied porcelain, rectangular-shaped with two curved sides; the curved sides of teapot molded with sprays of colorfully painted flowers and leaves, the other two sides and spout with an all-over pattern of stylized white and gray flowers; the handle a gilded elongated c-scroll; raised on a gilt circular base. The lid similarly decorated and with a centered loop handle. Condition: Teapot: Very good. Lid: Good, Handle: worn and is replacement.
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    Teapot with Lid