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Cup & saucer

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 2 3/8" D. m. 2 3/4"

Accession Number

51.1312a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair with 51.1313a-b. Chinese for export. Curved sides, small baseband, double twined flat handles, flowers on body at joining. Gilding on handles. Decorated to match 1454-1526.41, etc.

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