Large Plate with arms of Adriaan Valckenier

Chinese Export
Yung Cheng period
1740–50


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.); diameter: 38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

51.827

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Gold flowers & small scalloped border on rim. In elaborate red gold & blue acanthus mantling in center, arms & crest. “made to the order of Sir J. Byland, British minister to Java, Dutch East Indies.” on matching 2026-7.41.

Inscription

Arms of Adriaan Valckenier, Amsterdam

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