This object is currently on display in room 205 as part of Foreign Exchange. There are 4 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

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  • We acquired this object.

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Tea Bowl with Fitted Saucer Tea Bowl And Saucer

This is a tea bowl and saucer. It was manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1755 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Michele Beiny. It is credited Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns Weinberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W (cup): 4 x 6.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 2 x 12.2 cm (13/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tea Bowl with Fitted Saucer Tea Bowl And Saucer; Manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (United Kingdom); soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W (cup): 4 x 6.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 2 x 12.2 cm (13/16 x 4 13/16 in.); Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns Weinberg; 1985-120-5-a,b

In addition to Foreign Exchange, this object was previously on display as part of the exhibition The Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760 from the Alan & Simone Hartman Collection.

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