Large Plate

Chinese Export
around 1745

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Diam. 12 3/4 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View


Asia, Europe



Circular. In center, quatrefoil medallion with Fort St. George in Madras beside a river. On rim: above, a crest (a crowned eagle displayed), below, a quartered coat-of-arms of Cooke quartering Waren with Twysden in pretence, in elaborate scroll & floral cartouche. In border, gillded cartouches containing composite views of Plymouth Sound at the left and Pearl River in Canton at the right. Chipped.Set with 2011-6.41. Chipped.


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