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Teapot and cover

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The teapot is of globular shape with a short, straight spout and a polygonal handle. The body of the teapot is molded with vertical ribbing, which is divided into three horizontal registers: one defining the shoulder, one the midsection, and one the area above the foot. The spout and cover are...

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(1) on base, in iron red: D over symbol for a shaft

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Delft), about 1725–35

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

The Netherlands


12.8 x 17.2 cm (5 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware