Covered two-handled bowl
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
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Chinese for export. Almost straight sides curved to slightly splayed baseband. Double flat twined handles at each side, triangular applied design at body. Domed cover with gilt fruit finial. Decorated in orange & gold with insects, birds, fruit & flowers.
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