Covered bowl

German
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

8.41 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.754a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hemi-spherical with small baseband, domed cover with opening-bud finial. Mark: crossed swords with nick (to indicate decoration outside factory). Decorated with giled & wreathed medallion of jockey on horseback & landscape; on back: “Whynot / This horse Won

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