Covered Bowl

Chinese for export
1770–85


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.808a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Covered bowl. Ogee curving sides, small baseband, almost upright rim to hold domed cover with circular handle. Gilt scroll design on edges, architectural landscape with inscribed tablet in green camaieu on bowl; landscape on cover. Edges chipped.

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