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This teapot is decorated with a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounded by gold stars on each side of the body. the cylindrical, shouldered body has a gold rim with sawgs extending onto the shoulders. The lid has the same decoration arround its edge. The handle is a crossed strap...

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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 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1971.444a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain