Covered tureen and tray
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
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Chinese for export. One covered tureen with tray. Doubly curved sides, splayed baseband. Twined handle & foliage on body in blue. Arms on side partially enclosed by blue band. Domed cover with blue strawberry (?) finial. Elliptical tray with flat rim. More gilding on 1172.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation