Teapot

German
after 1763
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.746a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Set with 2323-30.41. Globular with inset cover, opening bud finial, simple handle, small spout molded to resemble twig. Girl with basket & sheep on one side, ram & sheep on other. Sheep on cover.

Markings

Marked on bottom: crossed swords with point, other devices

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