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Tea caddy and cover

Chinese for export
mid-18th century


Object Place: Chinese Export for Holland

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.575a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamel and gold

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Made for the Dutch market, decorated on one side with the arms of the city of Amsterdam, and a Chinese junk on the other. Scroll decoration at base is partly broken. (set with 1978.573, .574, 576-614)

Provenance

Until 1978, Hope Norman Gardner, New York; 1978, bequest of Hope Norman Gardner to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Hope Norman Gardner in memory of her mother Louisa Palfrey Norman