User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Teapot

Globular on gilt foot rim. Scroll handle modeled at body, sharply curving spout with mast at base. Everted rim, domed cover with turned gilt finial (broken). Gilded metal chain from handle & finial to engraved tip on spout with cover. Harbor scenes on base.

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer

German, about 1725

Object Place

Meissen, Germany

Accession Number

56.281a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration, gilt metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain