teapot

attributed to: Samuel Bell;  manufacturer: Pomona Works;  Johan Nieuhoff (Dutch, b.1618, d.1672); 

circa 1740-circa 1745
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Description
teapot and cover, hexagonal, moulded in relief with six arched panels of oriental figures, titled above the Supreme Monarck of China (B)atavian Empire, Cinnamon tree, Ruffins & Begger, China King, China. Queen and Nangan, the last three with smaller panels below of fruiting vine or fable subjects, applied with a generous loop handle and faceted spout, the hexagonal cover with lion finial.
The motifs derive from Johan Nieuhoff's An Embassy from the East India Company published in London in 1669 and 1673.
Maker and role
attributed to: Samuel Bell
manufacturer: Pomona Works
Johan Nieuhoff (Dutch, b.1618, d.1672)
Production place
Newcastle under Lyme, West Midlands, England
Production date
circa 1740-circa 1745
Media description
earthenware, (redware), glazed
Measurements
140 x180 x 95 mm
Measurement details
height: 140mm
width: 180mm
depth: 95mm
Credit line
A gift from The Friends of The Johnston Collection, as part of their 10th Anniversary celebrations
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A1269