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Teapot

Decorative Arts

On View: Wedgewood, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Teapot; "rosso anitco" red tinted stoneware with black relief ornamentation; compressed ball form with curved spout and square handle with incurving outer profile, both decorated with black relief ornaments; round lid with black crocodile finial; upper section of body decorated with black hieroglyph relief band; middle section with black symmetrical band; lower section with molded curved zigzag pattern; pot raised on low circular foot Condition: Crocodile's head has been broken off and repaired in 1982; minor chips to spout.
DATES ca. 1810
DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (12.1 x 23.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "WEDGWOOD"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Wedgewood, 4th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 61.199.58
CREDIT LINE Gift of Emily Winthrop Miles
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Wedgwood (1759-present). Teapot, ca. 1810. Teapot; "rosso anitco" red tinted stoneware with black relief ornamentation; compressed ball form with curved spout and square handle with incurving outer profile, both decorated with black relief ornaments; round lid with black crocodile finial; upper section of body decorated with black hieroglyph relief band; middle section with black symmetrical band; lower section with molded curved zigzag pattern; pot raised on low circular foot Condition: Crocodile's head has been broken off and repaired in 1982; minor chips to spout., 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (12.1 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emily Winthrop Miles, 61.199.58. Creative Commons-BY
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