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Coffeepot with Cover


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.812a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. Straight tapering sides, curved spout at right angles to scroll handle. Domed cover with gilt finial. Gold & red garlands etc. around rim & cover. Elaborate shield of quartered arms, crowned, in frame of knotted rope.

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