Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Overall: 17.8 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm (7 x 7 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
White teapot in form of Chinaman. He seated cross-legged on uneven round base, holds snake which coils to form spout. Brimmed hat (probably later) forms cover. Slightly angular twisted handle, flowers at joining. See 1971.781.
Mark: incised triangle under glaze
By 1952, Jessie and Sigmund Katz; 1971, gift of Jessie and Sigmund Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 28, 1971)
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection