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Teapot and stand

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Soft-paste porcelain, ribbed-barrel shaped pot, flat lid with molded ribbed wheel, flower finial and two applied leaves fluted hexagonal stand; Kakiemon style, so-called "Partridge" or quail pattern in polychrome enamals; turquoise border with gilt rococo.

Marks

Label on reverse: Janet M. Wolfson Collection

Provenance

Purchased by Janet M. Wolfson from Tilley & Co., London, 25 August 1958; Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson to the MFA in 1982 (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

English, about 1765

Object Place

England

Dimensions

10.5 x 17.5 x 9.6 cm (4 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.82a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain