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Teapot Teapot

This is a teapot. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.5 × 18 × 10.5 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: teapot): 9 × 18 × 10.5 cm (3 9/16 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 5.5 cm (1 in. × 2 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of pot: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark, faint) Underside of lid: [1] "3854 ieh geh 18[...]" (?), written in ink on round paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Teapot Teapot; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.5 × 18 × 10.5 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: teapot): 9 × 18 × 10.5 cm (3 9/16 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 5.5 cm (1 in. × 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-12-a,b

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