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 and cover

Start collecting

The teapot is of globular shape with a short, straight spout and a polygonal handle. The body of the teapot is molded with vertical ribbing, which is divided into three horizontal registers: one defining the shoulder, one the midsection, and one the area above the foot. The spout and cover are...

Show Full Description

Marks

(1) on base, in iron red: D over symbol for a shaft

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Delft), about 1725–35

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

12.8 x 17.2 cm (5 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.599a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware