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On View Louise du Pont Crowninshield Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Teapot, early 19th century
  • Ceramic, stoneware
  • Yixing, China
  • Gift of Mr. Edward Sylvester Morse, 1888
  • E2500.AB

INSCRIPTION

Inscribed writing on one side.(see #E2500 for image)

DESCRIPTION

This is a fine stoneware pottery teapot with a round gourd like body with feet like nuts, small nuts around top, and a cover taking the form of an inverted mushroom.