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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Cup and Saucer

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Saucer: Diam. 5 1/2 in. Cup: H. 2 1/2 in.; W. 4 1/2 in.

Accession Number

51.850a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Both have doubly curved sides, slightly fluted at top, scalloped edge, small baseband; cup has scroll handle. Starred blue border, green dots below; in ribbon-hung medallion, script monogram TPC (?).

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation