Teapot in Melon Shape

Rim and hinge made by Thome

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 201

The rim and hinge on this teapot were made by Thorne, an American company based in New York, probably soon after the piece was imported.

Teapot in Melon Shape, Rim and hinge made by Thome  , New York, Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Hizen ware; Kakiemon type); American mount , Japan

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