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Teapot (Théière)

Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Mme. Geneviève Taillandier

Gilder: Charles-Nicolas Buteux fils âiné

Date: 1786
Overall: 8.6 x 13.6 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Sèvres
Object number: G83.1.1078.1-.2
DescriptionFine Sèvres yellow ground small teapot and cover (théière Calabre). The canary-yellow body and cover is painted with scattered blue floral sprigs beneath an iron-red scroll border and a chain of blue cornflowers and green leaves. The spout also has scattered cornflowers, and the rims has gilt band borders.