Teapot

English
about 1745–49
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

10.16 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.724a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered teapot (lid=a) with overlapping white leaves in the so-called “strawberry leaf” pattern. Globular form similar to plate 3 McKenna. “Triangle” mark. Short spout over 7 strainer holes.

Markings

Mark: incised triangle under glaze

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection