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Teapot with Chinoiserie Vignettes Teapot, ca. 1770

This is a teapot. It was style of François Boucher and Jacques-Gabriel Huquier and manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. 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 Teapot, 1988
  • silver-plated 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: overall): 10.6 × 18 × 10.4 cm (4 3/16 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid).: 2.7 × 5.1 cm (1 1/16 in. × 2 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of teapot: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] "O K", impressed underglaze (faint, partially obscured) No marks on lid.

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Teapot with Chinoiserie Vignettes Teapot, ca. 1770; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.6 × 18 × 10.4 cm (4 3/16 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid).: 2.7 × 5.1 cm (1 1/16 in. × 2 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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