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Octagonal Tea pot

  • Museum number

    18

  • Description

    Tea Pot and cover, squat octagonal form with embossed panels, rolled handle, cover knop of tripod form. Polychrome painting. On the sides between the handle and spout a tripartite moulded panel with two moulded palm trees defining the three panels. Panel No.1 with vase of flowers, No.2 with slim oriental lady holding a spray of berries, No.3 with vase of flowers and grasses. Below neck, eight emblems, also one on spout and four on lid.

  • Date made

    1753

  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    None

  • Provenance/assession

    From the collection of C.W.Dyson Perrins

  • Height

    4 1/2 inches

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