Bowl

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. m. 4 11/16" H. 2 3/8"

Accession Number

51.847

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Ogee curving sides, almost upright rim, small base-band. Gold border of scrolls and leaves outside, gold medallion front and back enclosing polychrome scene of lady spinning, two animal’s heads at left, man’s head behind. Rim chipped.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation