Teapot

English
about 1759–70
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

11.3 x 18.6 x 12.1 cm (4 7/16 x 7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.757a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Straight sides flaring to shoulder & tapering to lip. Slightly curved & somewhat flattened spout affixed at angle of shoulder. Angular modeled scroll handle. Flat cover (heavier & crackled) with open-flower finial. Camaieu landscapes in green. Gliding on

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation