Tea canister

Swiss (Zurich)
about 1771–81
Made at Zurich Manufactory (Switzerland)


Object Place: Europe, Zurich, Switzerland

Dimensions

15.3 x 8.8 x 5.2 cm (6 x 3 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.988a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and gold. Marks: Z in underglaze blue on base; some with Z and two dots.

Provenance

Collection of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; Donated to the MFA in 1985 by his step-daughter, Nancy Cochrane Palmer (Accession Date: January 22, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Cochrane Palmer in loving memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman, Jr.