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Teapot with floral motif
Place of Origin: China, Yixing, Jiangsu province
Date: approx. 1700-1800
Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Materials: High fired ceramic
Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in x Diam. 4 in, H. 9.5 cm x Diam. 10.1 cm
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Ceramics
Object Number: B69P39.a-.b
On Display: No

Description

Label: Europeans sometimes had metal mounts made for their Chinese teapots. A gold chain secures the lid of this teapot to its handle. Notice the relief decoration on the body; this sort of decoration was imitated by European ceramic factories such as Wedgwood.

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Exhibition History: "Pan-Asian Ceramics: Export, Import, and Influence from the Collection of the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco", San Francisco International Airport, International terminal, December 22, 2012 - June 23, 2013
Label: Europeans sometimes had metal mounts made for their Chinese teapots. A gold chain secures the lid of this teapot to its handle. Notice the relief decoration on the body; this sort of decoration was imitated by European ceramic factories such as Wedgwood.
Exhibition History: "Pan-Asian Ceramics: Export, Import, and Influence from the Collection of the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco", San Francisco International Airport, International terminal, December 22, 2012 - June 23, 2013