Tea caddy and cover

Chinese Export
around 1750


Object Place: China for export

Accession Number

51.801a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied freestanding scrollwork. On front & back in black beneath flowers pendent from scroll two seated figures with flower & garland of flowers in red. Traces of gilt. Small domed cover with plain knob has matching scroll & flower design.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation