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Miniature Teacaddy and Cover

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Hard-paste porcelain, molded rectangular shape with arched shoulders, fruit finial; painted in "dry" blue enamel, traces of gilding; scroll and dot border on cover and shoulder, husk border at base, flower spray front and back. Unmarked. Condition: good.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

Chinese export, late 18th century

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

9.3 x 5.2 cm (3 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.103a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain