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Catalog Number R1967.1.17a
Object Name Teapoy
Description Tea caddy having a baluster-shaped body on a pedestal foot; painted in overglaze famille rose enamels with a landscape view of buildings on a pier with sailing ships, rowboats, and large rocks. The caddy originally would have had a domed cover.

The building depicted in a tavern in Amsterdam, the Nieuwe Stadsherberg, built in 1662, and popular with China Trade sailors.
Year Range from 1755
Year Range to 1760
Material Hard-Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Probably Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Mr. and Mrs. Euchlin D. Reeves Collection in memory of Mrs. Chester Green Reeves and Miss Lizzie H. Dyer
On View No