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Teapot and Cover

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1880
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Teapot: Co. logo printed in green with an 'R' below; Handwritten in gilt 'P'; Impressed 'I' ; Impressed '780'; applied, white, rectangular tag '5824'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.66a-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 and Cover, 1880. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. (11.4 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.66a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.66a-b_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Teapot and cover, ivory-bodied, pot of compressed globular shape; the ivory pot molded into four lobes on upper and lower body separated at mid-body by a molded gilt-foliate band; the upright fixed handle molded and gilded, the base of the spout covered by a gilt acanthus leaf; raised on four molded gilt cylindrical pad feet. The ivory, circular cover centered with a gilt molded knop. Condition: Very good.
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    Teapot and Cover