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Teapot

Decorative Arts

Germans bought Wedgwood in large quantities beginning in the late eighteenth century. Not surprisingly, the German Meissen Porcelain Factory began to make very close Wedgwood imitations, such as this teapot, to gain back some of the luxury porcelain market from their English competitors.
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES early 19th century
DIMENSIONS 5 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (12.7 x 19.1 x 10.8 cm)
MARKINGS On bottom of teapot: Impressed Meissen logo
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
EXHIBITIONS
ACCESSION NUMBER 64.82.9a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Emily Winthrop Miles
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