Teapot

English
about 1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.8 x 19.3 x 11.2 cm (5 1/16 x 7 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.81a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain, ribbed barrel shaped pot, flat lid with molded-ribbed wheel, flower finial and two applied leaves; Imari brocade style in polychrome enamels and gold of alternating bands with gold, flowered reserves: blue with marbelized gilding.

Inscription

Paper labels: two Drane collection; Wolfson collection W No. 6; another inscribed "Teapoy is marked E#4"

Markings

no mark

Provenance

Before 1914, Robert Drane (1833-1914), Cardiff, Wales. Sold, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 1922, or by Albert Amor, London, 1922; February 16, 1959, purchased by Janet M. Wolfson from Tilley & Co., London (dealers); Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson to the MFA in 1982 (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson