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Teapot

Factory:
Worcester factory (British, 1751–2008)
Date:
ca. 1753
Culture:
British, Worcester
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (with handle): 5 5/8 × 7 1/8 in. (14.3 × 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Constance D. Stieglitz, in memory of her husband, Marcel H. Stieglitz, 1964
Accession Number:
64.142.99a, b
Not on view
This Worcester teapot features an Asian-inspired chinoiserie scene, and scrolling molded decoration in the European rococo style. The blending of chinoiserie with rococo was not uncommon for mid-18th century British porcelain as both styles were characterized by a sense of fantasy and asymmetry.
Marcel H. Stieglitz
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