Teapot with Cover

Chinese for export
about 1755

Object Place: China for export

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)


Asia, Europe


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.


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