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The squat, molded teapot is hexagonal, with a C shaped loop handle and a short, straight spout. The slightly domed cover has a rounded hexagonal finial. The body, cover, spout, and handle are vertically ribbed. The foot rim is echoed by an upper rim atop the shoulder to support the cover. The...

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Before 1937, Frans Smulders, The Hague; November 9-11, 1937, posthumous Smulders sale, Koninklijke Kunstzaal Kleykamp, The Hague, lot 90, probably to Mari Paul Voute, Jr. (182-1955), Baarn, The Netherlands; April 17-25, 1956, posthumous Voute and others sale, Muller, Amsterdam, lot 70. By 1980, Rita and Frits Markus, New York, NY and Chatham, MA; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus. (Accession Date: January 18, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Delft), first quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

The Netherlands


12.3 x 192 cm (4 13/16 x 75 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware decorated in cobalt blue, polychrome enamels, and gold




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware