Teapot, 1760-1775

Summary

When new, this porcelain teapot was a fashionable and expensive piece of tableware. Early in its working life the spout broke and was replaced with equally expensive silver. A porcelain teapot with a silver spout would have been used to impress important guests with the owners' wealth and good taste.

When new, this porcelain teapot was a fashionable and expensive piece of tableware. Early in its working life the spout broke and was replaced with equally expensive silver. A porcelain teapot with a silver spout would have been used to impress important guests with the owners' wealth and good taste.

Artifact

Teapot

Date Made

1760-1775

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

79.45.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mrs. Ernest R. Breech in Memory of her Late Husband.

Material

Porcelain (Material)
Soft paste porcelain (Material)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 4.875 in

Length: 7.5 in

Width: 3.75 in

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