Coffeepot with Cover
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
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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.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation