Tea kettle

German(?)
19th century
Possibly by Unknown German, 19th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)

Dimensions

17.7 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 15/16 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.765a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, silver gilt, and fruitwood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Straight tapering sides concave at base, slanting shoulder, paneled curved spout, flat flanged cover with pointed finial. Upright plaques on body to which are screwed flat brass lyre-shaped bails for turned wooden handle. Chain from knob of cover to each

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