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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Chestnut basket and stand

Chinese Export
about 1790

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Length: 7 1/4 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



One of a pair of pierced dishes with tray. Dish: geometrically pierced sides with flaring rim, gilded “Nankeen” border and 2 clusters of grapes (handles gone) at each end, inside. Solid medallions on sides have coats-of-arms. Set with 1104-73.41 & 1844-


With the Arms of Newman


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