Teapot

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.836a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Cylindrical, almost flat shoulder, blue collar with gilt fret, flat cover with gilt fruit finial inset. Reeded twined scroll double handle with gilt applied flowers at body. Straight spout, gilded tip. Blue fretted circle on each side

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