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Straight tapering sides concave at base, slanting shoulder, paneled curved spout, flat flanged cover with pointed finial. Upright plaques on body to which are screwed flat brass lyre-shaped bails for turned wooden handle. Chain from knob of cover to each


Lent by the Winfield Foundation, December 11, 1941; Gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA in 1951 (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

German(?), 19th century

Object Place

Germany (?)


17.7 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 15/16 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, silver gilt, and fruitwood




Ceramics, Porcelain