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Creator Name: Chantilly Factory
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Manufactured by
Creator Dates/Places: 1420 - 1506

Founded in c. 1725 under the patronage of Louis-Henri de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, an impassioned collector of Japanese Arita porcelain, and managed by Ciquaire Cirou until his death in 1751. Only soft-paste porcelain was made.

Creator Name-CRT: Chantilly factory
Title: Teapot
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1725
Creation End Date: 1735
Creation Date: c. 1730
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 8.3cm x 14.95cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1944.228.1.a
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Provenance: formerly in the J. Pierpont Morgan collection; (Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York).

The pieces composing this individual tea set are entirely typical of Chantilly soft-paste porcelain in the Kakiemon style. Both the form and decoration of these pieces were inspired by Japanese prototypes. The use of knobs in the form of trumpet-shaped blossoms is characteristic of Chantilly wares.

AMICA ID: CMA_.1944.228.1.a
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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