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Cup

Chinese for export


Accession Number

51.855a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Matching saucer (51.855b). Chinese for export. Straight-sided cup curving to small baseband, impressed flutes, scroll handle. Fluted saucer. Scroll & panel border with flowers & birds. On crowned scroll & shell cartouche two oval medallions with worn gilt ciphers. Trumpeting flesh-colored angels hold crown. All else is grisaille and gilt in saucer and on cup. Date 1762 under medallion on cup.

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