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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Covered dish

Chinese Export

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


W. 11 1/2 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese for export. Elliptical sides slope to flat unglazed bottom, fluted corners, flat everted rim grooved to support shaped domed cover with pierced gilded cone (?) finial, leaf at base.


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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation