Requires Photography

Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Large platter

Chinese Export
about 1790-1800


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

L. 17 1/4 in.

Accession Number

51.1180

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. Slightly concave rim, flat unglazed bottom. Border of gold flowered mulberry, band of gold dotted red above, red gold-outlined scallops below. Gold dentate line with dots in triangles around center. In center script GPC on mulberry.

Inscription

In center script "GPC."

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation