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Teapot and Lid, Contempri Design, Eclipse Pattern

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Jackson Internationale
MEDIUM Semi-porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Japan
  • DATES 1960-1965
    DIMENSIONS Overall (a & b): 7 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (17.8 x 25.7 x 21 cm) Lid only (b): 1 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (4.4 x 7.9 x 7.9 cm)
    MARKINGS Printed on bottom in gray and black: "ECLIPSE (gray) / CONTEMPRI (black) / designed by (gray) Paul McCobb (black, in script) Japan (gray) / JACKSON INTERNATIONALE (black)"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.61.16a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Della Petrick Rothermel in memory of John Petrick Rothermel
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Contempri Design, Eclipse Pattern." White bodied, semi-porcelain high-necked teapot (a) with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decoration; and lid (b). From wide, round, flat bottom, teapot rises to squat body with curved shoulder, wide sloping collar, then to cylindrical neck that ends in a flat top with flared lip. Curved handle attached at shoulder and top portion of neck; opposing spout attached at lower part of collar, tapers upward to narrow opening then flares out at mouth. Band of transfer-printed decoration encircles body below shoulder consisting of upright rectangles with concave sides in alternating blue and green. Lid is cylindrical form which flares outward as it rises to flat, circular top (lid is trumpet shaped). CONDITION: Good; tiny flecks in glaze all over body; some dirt or other substance on decorative band.
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