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Cream pitcher

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The cream pitcher is molded and helmet-shaped with a raised, round base. There is a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounde by stars on the front of the pitcher under the spout and a gold boarder with swags on the interior rim.

Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chinese, 1750–1799

Object Place

China for American Market

Dimensions

13.33 x 16.83 cm (5 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.445

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain