Cup and saucer

about 1790


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

6.03 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.768a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Similar to 2333.41. On cup semi-nude figure seated wtih lavender drapery on knees; on saucer standing figure leaning on post.

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