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Teapot

English
about 1760
Made at Whieldon Factory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

11.43 x 7.94 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.755a-b

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Hexagonal, straight sides, curving shoulder, narrow neckband. Curved spout & scroll handle, modeled with leaves. Hexagonal domed cover with flower finial. Panels of sides have Chinese figures & birds in relief. Glazed in green, brown & yellow. No. marks.

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