Covered Teapot

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Object Name: 
Covered Teapot
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm; Spout to Handle Diam: 18.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Translucent white opal glass with many bubbles; free-blown and enameled, with applied parts. (a) Spherical body with concave bottom and very rough pontil mark, ring base and short flaring rim; loop handle applied to shoulder and bottom and applied S-shaped spout; on the pot flowers and two birds, below rim an ornamental band with lines bordering cross-hatching and blossoms (red, blue), on spout flowers; three metal rings are attached at handle, cover finial and spout, holding two chains. (b) Set-in cover with pear-shaped finial having a crudely finished top; a band of red spots at the rim and a garland of flowers on the top. The colors are: brownish-red (brick red, henna), light pink, light green, pale and dark blue, yellow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anonymous Source
Category: 
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 150-151, fig. 150; BIB# 18098