manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862);  John Wall (English, b.1708, d.1776); 

circa 1770
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teapot and lid, teapot and lid, bulbous shape, decorated with a transfer printed outline of the Chinese Family pattern, to front and reverse, with a Crowfoot border in red, below the rim of pot and on the rim of the lid. Lid with flower finial and matching Chinese Family pattern. there is no known exact Chinese original for the Chinese Family design. there are possible repairs to the spout. The Crowfoot border is a simple border pattern of loops in red enamel that sometimes has a dot at each point. The red border is sometimes filled with gold and often associated with Chinese figure designs, circa 1765-1789. The flower finial or knop on the lid usually denotes a later date than pointed knops. More sparsely decorated than sparrow beak jug ahead. Flower knop on cover.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
John Wall (English, b.1708, d.1776)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Production date
circa 1770
Media description
porcelain, soapstone body transfer printed pattern, onglaze polychrome enamels
1 126 x 185 x 120 mm
2 50 x dia 80 mm
Measurement details
depth: 120mm
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
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