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Chestnut bowl

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Dish L. 7 1/2" H. 3 3/16" Tray L. 9 1/7" W. 8 7/16"

Accession Number

51.1237

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

with Tray 51.1238. Chinese for export. Elliptical, almost straight sides, geometrically pierced, flaring rim with border pattern inside and high twined handles, applied flowers, gilded (one broken). Arms in center, diaper border at base outside. Tray has almost flat pierced rim. Set with 2215-2321.41.

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