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teapot

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2013,3007.118

  • Description

    Baluster teapot with a curved spout, angular handle and domed cover with a knob. Made in porcelain painted in coloured enamels with two houses in the foreground beside a river, on the left the foot of a mountain and trees with mountains in the distance; part of the landscape is repeated on the cover. On the other side there is an inscription with characters on the cover. Base glazed.


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  • Date

    • 1931 (winter)
  • Production place

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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19 centimetres
    • Width: 12 centimetres
    • Depth: 17 centimetres
    • Weight: 590 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        cover
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        愛國.
      • Inscription Transliteration

        ai guo
      • Inscription Translation

        love the country.
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        毋忘國恥,時在辛未年之月珠山not sure of name: X華美出品.
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Wuwang guochi. Shizai xinwei nian dong yue Zhushan X huamei chupin.
      • Inscription Translation

        Don’t forget national humilation.
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2012

  • Acquisition notes

    Acquired by Alfreda Murck at Tianjin w/ Chunman Gissing on 13 September 2001.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2013,3007.118

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