DescriptionThis striking ornament is based on a porcelain teapot in the Museum’s collection. The various motifs and colors employed are references to Chinese decorative arts, but the manner in which these elements are rendered and combined is entirely European.
Cast resin. Hand painted. Includes a gold ribbon for hanging. Gift boxed. Imported. 4''H x 2 3/4''W.
- Cast resin
- Hand painted
- Includes a gold ribbon for hanging
- Gift boxed
- 4''H x 2 3/4''W
Art HistoryA porcelain teapot in the Museum's collection is one of the more original creations of the Sèvres manufactory (French, 1740–present) from the first half of the nineteenth century.