Cream pitcher

Chinese
1750–1799


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

13.33 x 16.83 cm (5 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.445

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

The cream pitcher is molded and helmet-shaped with a raised, round base. There is a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounde by stars on the front of the pitcher under the spout and a gold boarder with swags on the interior rim.

Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology