The black reliefs on this teapot reflect the European craze for Egyptian designs in the two decades
following the 1798 invasion of Egypt by Napoleon Bonaparte (French, 17691821).The Wedgwood
factorys source for its Egyptian designs was Bernard Montfaucons 1719 publication, LAntiquité
Expliquée et Représentée en Figures, a volume of which is on view nearby.
Place object was created: Etruria, Staffordshire, England
Measurements: height: 4.75 inches width: 10.875 inchesMuseum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.1378A-B
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH