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Tea bowl

English
about 1745–49
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Accession Number

30.359b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair with 30.359a. Raised leaf pattern, circular, on feet. Decorated with flowers and insects in colors. Mark: Triangle.

Provenance

By 1925, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

NOTES:
[1] A similar pair of tea bowls is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine