Cream pot

English (Bristol)
about 1770
Made at Bristol (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.25 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.693

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

On View

Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bulbous body, scroll handle, v-shaped spout. Polychrome Chinese figures at front & one side, plant on other. Band at rim.

Markings

"+" in pale blue gray

Provenance

Probably around 1900, Alfred Trapnell (1838-1917), Bristol; 1912, Trapnell sale, Albert Amor, London, possibly no. 490; by 1954, Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection; 1954, gift of Jessie and Sigmund Katz to the MFA.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection