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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Gravy boat with tray

Chinese Export
about 1810

Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese Export. Fluted elliptical boat, and extended to form lip, scroll handle. Leaf-shaped tray. Basket pattern border with blue band of dotted circles on outside, blue line on inside, gold leaf design & gold sprigs of flowers. In center arms: az. betwe


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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation