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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tea Canister and Cover

ca. 1750 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tea canister and cover of porcelain, of quatrelobe section.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tea Canister
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted and gilded
Brief description
Tea canister and cover of porcelain, of quatrelobe section, with a yellow ground, painted and gilded, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1750.
Physical description
Tea canister and cover of porcelain, of quatrelobe section.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13cm
Credit line
From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006
Object history
Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
p. 46 Hou Seng, Chan eds. Taste and Essence: Historical Tea Pieces from the Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Artron Art Group: Beijing, 2013. ISBN 9789996502019.
Collection
Accession number
C.83:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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