Monteith

Chinese Export
about 1780


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 22.2 x 27.9 cm (6 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

51.790

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese export, for Spanish market. Elliptical with flaring sides & notched rim. Arms of Jose Bernardo de Galvez y Gallardo on front & back, floral sprays at ends. Cracked. Set with 1724-8.41.

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