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Gravy boat and tray

Chinese for export


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Boat H. 3" Tray L. 7 7/8"

Accession Number

51.1239a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

One of a pair of gravy boats and trays. Chinese for export. Elliptical, end of boat shaped to form pouring lip, twined reeded double handle, applied flowers at body. Gilded. Diaper band insided boat, arms under lip.

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