1956.0038.042 A, B Teapot side 2
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Teapot

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    Jingdezhen, China, Asia

  • Date:

    1805-1815

  • Materials:

    Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Gilded, Enameled

  • Museum Object Number:

    1956.0038.042 A, B


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Object Number

1956.0038.042 A, B

Object Name

Teapot

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen, China, Asia

Date

1805-1815

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Body, exterior; Painted in gilded, script letters "SS"
2. Label; Within teapot interior; Paper label "[typed]Tea pot with Chinese version of Mount Vernon c. 1805"

Subjects

Mount Vernon; President; Government; American themed ceramics

Materials

Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

Techniques

Molded, Gilded, Enameled

Dimensions (inches)

5.906 (H) , 9.764 (L) , 5.63 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15 (H) , 24.8 (L) , 14.3 (W)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Palmer, Arlene. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain.
Published: p. 132
[Article] Gustafson, Eleanor H. 04//1999 Collectors' Notes. Antiques. 502-504.
Published: p. 504, plate IV.
[Book] Herbert, Peter & Schiffer, Nancy N. 1980 China for America: Export Porcelain of the 18th and 19th Centuries. 223 p.
Published: p. 168.
[Book] Conger, Clement E. & Rollins, Alexandra W. 1991 Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U. S. Department of State.
Two part tea and coffee sets with Mount Vernon scenes: pp. 283-85, no. 176, discussing Mt Vernon architecture, etc. The scene appears on Chinese export with at least five borders, and possibly copies c. 1792 Edward Savage painting.
[Book] Herbert, Peter & Schiffer, Nancy N. 1980 China for America: Export Porcelain of the 18th and 19th Centuries. 223 p.
Plate with Mt. Vernon medallion: p.103
[Book] Mudge, Jean McClure. 1986 Chinese Export Porcelain in North America. 300 p.
Porcelain with Mt. Vernon scenes: p. 215, fig. 352
[Book] Litzenburg, Thomas V. & Bailey, Ann T. 2003 Chinese Export Porcelain in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University. 288 p.
Vase with Mt. Vernon medallion: p.264, fig. 267
[Book] Mudge, Jean McClure. 1981 Chinese Export Porcelain for the American Trade, 1785-1835. 304 p.
Related saucer, discussed: p. 153; published: p.173, figure 111.