Manufactured by Chelsea Keramic Art Works American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706

This teapot, in both its shape and relief decoration, demonstrates the penchant for Japonisme during the Aesthetic Movement. The distinctive shape with flat sides has prototypes in English pottery. The molded decoration of bamboo and swallows are motifs popular in the period.

Teapot, Manufactured by Chelsea Keramic Art Works (1872–1889), Ceramic, American

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