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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

Teapot with "Hausmaler" Decor Teapot

This is a teapot. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1725–1730 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: pot): 6.8 × 14 × 8.5 cm (2 11/16 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 4.2 cm (1 in. × 1 5/8 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 8.5 × 14 × 8.5 cm (3 3/8 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "1" (?), impressed underglaze (partially obscured by paper label) [3] "633?", written on paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Teapot with "Hausmaler" Decor Teapot; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, gold; H x W x D (a: pot): 6.8 × 14 × 8.5 cm (2 11/16 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.5 × 4.2 cm (1 in. × 1 5/8 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 8.5 × 14 × 8.5 cm (3 3/8 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-634-a,b

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