Teapot

English
1760–80


Object Place: Europe, Bristol, England

Dimensions

10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.760a-b

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Creamware. Globular with small baseband, cylindrical neck, curved spout & simple handle. Domed cover with knob finial. Brown bands & wavy lines, polychrome flower sprays, and on each side basket of flowers. Unmarked. Slight chips.

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