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Tea Canister with chinoiseries

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Seuter Workshop

Date: c.1725
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.794.1-.2): 13.5 x 7.8 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.794.1-2
Description'Goldchinesen', Meissen tea canister and cover of shouldered form and hexagonal section. It is decorated in tooled gilding at the Seuter workshop with alternate chinoiserie figures standing on scroll devices. There is scrollwork enclosing trellis, and the cover has gilt-metal finial.