Lisa Ellis
An Investigation into

Ceramics in America 2004

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Gilded teapot, China, 1662– 1690. Porcelain. H. 6". The vessel is fitted with European silver mounts. (Courtesy, J. Paul Getty Museum; acc. no. 2001.76.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Detail of the teapot illustrated in fig. 1, showing traces of gilding protected by the teapot’s silver mounts. (Photo, Lisa Ellis.)

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Digital reconstruction of a gilded area on the teapot illustrated in fig. 1.