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teapot and cover
  • China
  • teapot and cover, circa 1780, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 14 cm
    Object Height: 5 1/2 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0089.a,b

Teapot and cover in the "familie rose" pattern. The teapot has a globular body, loop handle and a curved hexagonal spout. The body has clusters of flowers in the center of either side, surrounded by floral sprays. There is a border of sprays and scrolls around the top of the teapot. The cover is flat with a flower shaped finial. There is a border of floral sprays and scrolls around the cover. The colors used on the teapot and cover are purple, rose, green and brown.