Detail View: The AMICA Library: Tea canister

AMICA ID: 
BMFA.1983.619a-b
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
Creator Nationality: 
European; Northern European; German
Creator Role: 
Made at the
Creator Dates/Places: 
German
Creator Name-CRT: 
Meissen factory
Title: 
Tea canister
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
about 1740
Creation Start Date: 
1735
Creation End Date: 
1745
Materials and Techniques: 
Hard-paste porcelain with turquoise ("celadon") ground, decorated in polychrome enamels and gold
Creation Place: 
Germany
Dimensions: 
13 x 8.3 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
AMICA Contributor: 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Owner Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
ID Number: 
1983.619a-b
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rita and Frits Markus of New York and Chatham, Massachusetts
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
BMFA.sc8926.tif