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Teacaddy

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.804a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied freestanding mulberry-colored scrollwork. Yellow sides, mulberry outlined quatrefoil panels on front & back enclose polychrome flowers, butterfly in one. Small-flanged cover with pointed knob has similar panel decoration on dome. See 910.41.

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