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Covered tureen and tray


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1062a-c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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.

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