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Mug

Chinese export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.832

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Out on Loan

On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of mugs (see 51.831). Chinese for export. Cylindrical with twined scrolled double handles. Band of gilt-enclosed green dots at base & below border band of gold lines on pink. Three wavy lines of mulberry dots. Sprays & sprigs of flowers in mulberry and gold.

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