Covered Urn

Chinese Export
Chinese Export


Object Place: China for export

Accession Number

51.1094a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Chinese for export. [One of a] Pair of covered urns. Almost straight sides curving to high domed & molded foot. Reeded strap handles, twined; applied flowers on body (gold wearing off). Band of small scrolls around foot, rim & edge of low domed cover; pebbled bud finial with green leaves. Medallion with arms on front & back.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation