Decorative Arts and Design
Germans bought Wedgwood in large quantities beginning in the late eighteenth century. Not surprisingly, the German Meissen Porcelain Factory began to make very close Wedgwood imitations, such as this teapot, to gain back some of the luxury porcelain market from their English competitors.
early 19th century
5 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (12.7 x 19.1 x 10.8 cm)
On bottom of teapot: Impressed Meissen logo
Gift of the Estate of Emily Winthrop Miles
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