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Salt-glazed stoneware with polychrome enamels. Pear-shaped form with striated loop handle on side. Small spout with strainer holes in body. Acorn finial on cover. Chinoiserie scenes and floral sprays on body in green, blue, puce, and yellow enamels.

Provenance

Solon collection. George Bles. Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; by descent to his widow; 1977, gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 14, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine

English (Staffordshire), about 1750

Object Place

Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

22.22 x 13.26 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.648a-b

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware