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Teapot and cover

Chinese for export
mid-18th century


Object Place: Chinese Export for Holland

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.573a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamel and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Produced for the Dutch market. Molded with lotus petals. Teapot and lid both have coat of arms of Amsterdam on one side, Chinese junk on the other.

Provenance

Until 1978, Hope Norman Gardner, New York; 1978, bequest of Hope Norman Gardner to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Hope Norman Gardner in memory of her mother Louisa Palfrey Norman