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Covered dish

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.809a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered dish. Circular with straight sides, high scroll handles, domed cover cut to fit over handles, gilded but finial. Medallion of Venus with cupids on front & back; sprays of flowers on cover & sides. Set with 51.810 (858.41.)

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