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Teapot with Cover

Chinese for export
about 1755


Object Place, China for export

Accession Number

51.1162a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Globular with straight neck & baseband. Straight spout. Scroll handle. Arms of Seymour, Dukes of Somerset, on each side, flowers between, chain on shoulder. Domed & flanged cover with chain & flowers, pointed gilded knob finial. Set with 51.1163-1176.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation