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Teapot And Cover (Germany), ca. 1726–30

This is a Teapot and cover. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1726–30 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain with overglaze gilt decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 6.5 x 8.2 x 14.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 2.2 x 4 cm (7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underglaze blue mark (see catalog card for image): An elongated "X" shape with shorter top than bottom; crossing through bottom is small "V" shape - the effect is a diagonal with all lines moving past crossing points of shape.

Cite this object as

Teapot And Cover (Germany), ca. 1726–30; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain with overglaze gilt decoration; H x W x D (a): 6.5 x 8.2 x 14.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 2.2 x 4 cm (7/8 x 1 9/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-634-a,b

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