Coffeepot

Chinese
about 1765


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.811a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

For the English market. Bulbous body, domed lid decorated with floral swags, C-shaped handle. Side bears the coat of arms of Mawbey impaling Pratt.

Inscription

Coat of arms of Mawbey impaling Pratt

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