Tea caddy

English
about 1770
Made at Lowestoft Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.73 x 6.82 cm (3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.761

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Octagonal, fluted sides, narrow patterned borders in blue, almost flat shoulder to upright collar (cover missing). Blue sprigs on shoulder. Marked: crude S in blue on bottom.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation