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Covered Tureen with Platter

Chinese export
about 1780


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.975a-c

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered tureen with platter. Fitzhugh border with arms of Gordon.

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