Teapot

Dutch (Delft)
late 17th century
Possibly by De Grieksche A (Greek A) factory (1657-1818)


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

17 x 14.2 x 11.8 cm (6 11/16 x 5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.399

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Tea pot (based on a Japanese wine pot) made in one piece (lid is integral to body). Chinoiserie decoration in gray-blue, with simple scroll decorated handle. Glaze on edge of spout and foot; worn old chip on edge of cover.

Provenance

Purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from Nystad Antiquairs Lochem N.V., Lochem, Holland, November 1971 (Accession Date: November 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund