Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Overall: 16.2 x 14 x 11.4 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
White tea caddy in form of seated fat Chinese man. His hat serves as the cover, and is molded to simulate straw, with a flower finial. Cf. 1971.7080. The base is concave and unglazed.
Mark: incised triangle
1971, gift of Jessie and Sigmund Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 28, 1971)
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection