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Teapot and cover

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Modeled in the form of an oak tree trunk with knots and branches, muffle natural glazed colors; leaves, yellow acorns; branches form handles of pot and cover and support spout; lid formed by leaves.

Marks

Marked: RX on pot; R on cover

Credit Line

The John Goelet Decorative Arts Special Fund

German (Hoechst), about 1750

Object Place

Hoechst, Germany

Dimensions

13.97 x 9.52 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

68.714a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware