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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.


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


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain