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Tea bowl

One of a pair with 30.359a. Raised leaf pattern, circular, on feet. Decorated with flowers and insects in colors. Mark: Triangle.


By 1925, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) NOTES: [1] A similar pair of tea bowls is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1745–49

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain