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The tea cup has a handpainted rust-colored cornucopia design on the side opposite the handle and an abstract floral design in the same color around the exterior of the 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

7.62 x 6.67 x 8.89 cm (3 x 2 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.448

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain