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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Covered dish

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

W. 11 1/2 in.

Accession Number

51.1179a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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.

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation