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Tea Service

Place Made:
Jingdezhen and Guangzhou China
Date Made:
1790-1810
Medium:
porcelain
Dimensions:
HOA: 5 1/2; WOA: 9; DIA: 5
Accession Number:
1062.2 a-b
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Part of a porcelain tea set, decorated with floral arrangment in center and conventional borders. Teapot is cylindrically-shaped with twined vine handle, flat top with berry shaped knob.

FORM: The shapes of many forms of Chinese porcelain were derived from European silver. This tea pot suggests the classical drum shaped silver tea pots of the late eighteenth century.

Credit Line:
Purchase Fund