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Teapot And Lid (Germany), ca. 1770

This is a Teapot and lid. It was made by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is glazed and gilt porcelain with overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

  • Teapot And Lid (USA), 1988
  • silver-plated electroformed copper, anodized aluminum, onyx.
  • Purchase in memory of Mildred Rosenberg, Gift of her Family..
  • 1992-33-1-a,b

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b): 10.6 x 18 x 10.4 cm (4 3/16 x 7 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, underglaze crossed blue sword

Cite this object as

Teapot And Lid (Germany), ca. 1770; Made by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); glazed and gilt porcelain with overglaze decoration; H x W x D (a,b): 10.6 x 18 x 10.4 cm (4 3/16 x 7 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-651-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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