Teapot

about 1770


Dimensions

15.24 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

51.762

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Fluted melon-shape with nearly cylindrical foot & neck. Broken-scroll handle with line of gold. (glued at body), fluted curved spout. Domed cover with scalloped edge, flower finial in green & gold. Decorated with bands of gold, flower sprays in polychrome

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