Requires Photography

Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Bowl

Chinese Export
around 1790


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1043

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Sides curve to baseband. Gold etched ground, scroll-framed lozenge with sepia landscape & four tiny red landscapes in quatrefoils on each side. Medallion enclosing arms of Hamond front & back. Brown diaper border with insets of birds & landscape.

Northeast Auctions description:
Each painted and gilt with the arms within an entwined gilt floral and garland border, the well surrounded by a trellis diaper border reserved with panels of landscapes and birds, and on the rim with scroll-edged panels depicting landscape and agricultural views.

Inscription

With the arms of Admiral Andrew Snape Hamond.

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation