Tea bowl

English
about 1754
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

4.13 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.38a

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

On View

Regional Styles in Middle Colonies Gallery (Gallery 134)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain, decorated with underglaze blue with so-called “warbler” pattern: long-tailed bird, fence, Chinese rock and peony tree, panelled diaper border.

Markings

Marks: on (b): ; (a) unmarked. Condition: perfect.

Provenance

1960, sold by Shreve, Crump, and Low, Boston, to Janet M. Wolfson (d. 1981), Brookline, MA; 1982, bequest of Janet M. Wolfson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson