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Gravy boat and tray

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Boat H. 3" L. 5 3/8" without handle / Tray L. 7 3/8" W. 5 5/16"

Accession Number

51.1264a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Out on Loan

On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. Oval, slightly curved sides with front shaped to form spout. Double twined flat handle with flowers on body. Border inside, design on body. Tray a long quatrefoil, upright rim, flat unglazed bottom. (chip on rim repaired). Set with 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