Covered tureen and tray


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1202a-c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Tureen: Bulbous sides, handles as on 2201.41, splayed baseband. Stepped domed cover, mushroom (?) finial (mended with solder) leaves at base. Tray: matches platters. Set with 2127-2214.41.

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