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Cream pitcher

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The cream pitcher is molded and helmet-shaped, with a raised round base. It is decorated with a hand-painted design of rose and orange flowers on the side underneath the spout. The base has a stippled design in blue around its edge. The rim is decorated with a small zig-zag design in rust color.

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 17.14 x 8.89 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.447

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain