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Teapot

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Round bulbous teapot and cover. Flower finial trimmed in blue. Pot white ground with rustic handle; decorated seascape in background with monuments and groups of figures. Cover has horseman, landscape. Lower portion 3 flower sprays repeated on spout. Some

Marks

Teapot: crossed swords in underglaze blue; impressed 6 or 9; D in gold. Cover: D in gold (abraded)

Provenance

By 1944, with Jas. A. Lewis & Son, New York, NY; August 10, 1944, sold by Jas. A. Lewis & Son to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1750–60

Accession Number

65.2030a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics