Cream pitcher

Chinese
1750–1799


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

13.33 x 17.14 x 8.89 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.447

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. It is decorated with a hand-painted design of rose and orange flowers on the side underneath the spout. The base has a stippled design in blue around its edge. The rim is decorated with a small zig-zag design in rust color.

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