Bowl (one of eleven)

Chinese
about 1790


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

5.08 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.382.24

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Decorated with an overglaze blue crest of two birds and a gilded decoration at border.

Provenance

Probably originally owned by Miss Chapeny, engaged to Oliver Fiske (mid-18th century); to Oliver's sister Sally Fiske m. Jonathan Day Dix of Hingham; to their grandson George Day Dix (b. 1835) of Newton; to Martha and Mary Dix of Newton; to Mrs. Frances Adelaide Barnes Dix; to her daughter Marion Frances Dix Whitten; 1979, to her daughter Nancy Hemenway Whitten Barton; 1992, gift of Nancy H.W. Barton to the MFA. (Accession date: June 24, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Hemenway Whitten Barton and Robert Durrie Barton in memory of Marion and Robinson Whitten