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Globular, dark blue, with cylindrical foot and neck, scroll handle, low-domed flanged cover with white pointed finial, curved white spout with claret-colored designs. Fan-shaped reserve of birds and foliage on each side flanked by two circles of insects.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1770

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.3 x 18.4 x 11.6 cm (5 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1014a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain