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Tea caddy with cover

Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied free-standing gilded scroll work. Medallions of scrolled lines enclose flower sprays, sprigs on body. Domed cover with pointed knob finial does not match.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese Export,

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.802a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain