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Covered jug

Chinese export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.814a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Covered jug. Bulbous body, small baseband, contracted neck with triangular spout, modeled scroll handle. Domed cover with button finial. Boar hunt in vividly colored forest. Set with 1314-5.41.

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