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Ladle


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.819

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Porcelain bowl has straight sides curving to flat bottom, impressed flutings & scrolls: cylindrical socket for turned wooden handle. Line of gold between red on rim & socket, flowers in naturalistic colors outside, single rose inside.

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