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American Decorative Arts

Hot Milk Pot

1785–90

Porcelain with overglaze enamel

9 × 5 × 6 1/4 in. (22.86 × 12.7 × 15.88 cm)
Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899
1939.79
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Property of Henry Knox (1750-1806), Secretary of War under Washington.

Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 108–9, no. 52, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.