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Fruit dish


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1003

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Slightly curving sides, flat bottom, upper part has lattice piercing, polychrome dots & lines outside with lower third in basket weave. Pattern inside: guilloche design of mulberry & rosebuds, orange lines & frets, cornucopia of flowers & flower sprigs in center. Rope molded rim & simulated handles flat at sides.

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