Deaccessioned April 25, 2013
Covered tureen with platter
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
Chinese for export. Bulbous sides, splayed baseband, gilded twined handle, foliage on body at ends, domed cover sunflower finial, gilded, with leaves at domed top.
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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation