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Photo: Paul Macapia


ca. 1750-53

This hexagonal teapot is stylistically linked to the ruby-back dish (47.151) in its use of the famille rose palette, taihu rock and flower motifs, and turquoise diaper patterns, seen on the lid and collar around the top of the teapot.
Soft paste porcelain
4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm), height
Gift of Martha and Henry Isaacson
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr F. Severne MacKenna; collection of Mr and Mrs Henry and Martha Isaacson, unknown purchase date until 1976; gift from Mr and Mrs Henry and Martha Isaacson to Seattle Art Museum, Washington, 1976
Photo: Paul Macapia
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe", February 17, 2000-May 7, 2000 (2/17/2000 - 5/7/2000)
Published ReferencesEmerson, Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, "Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe", Seattle Art Museum, 2000, pg. 190

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