Chinese for export
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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