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

Start collecting

Teapot of truncated cone shaped handle, octagonal spout and domed cover topped with flower finial. Bleu lapis ground with two shaped reserves on each side of pot, two on cover, and one underneath spout, each decorated with flying birds in polychrome enamels on white ground. Reserves enclosed by...

Show Full Description

Marks

In blue on unglazed base, interlaced Ls enclosing date letter A with dot below the A and a dot above and at each side of the Ls.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie to the MFA in 1984 (Accession Date: January 16, 1985)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

Theiere a la Reine

French, 1753–54

Object Place

France

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.976a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain