Tea canister

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

13.2 x 7.3 x 5 cm (5 3/16 x 2 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.283a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Rectangular with sloping shoulder, basket-woven. Cylindrical neck and lower domed cover with band of weaving and flower finial. On front two mimes, one on donkey; opposite, three ladies one with mask; at ends, clown and monkey; continuous landscape behind

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer