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Pitcher

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. inc. handle 5 5/16"

Accession Number

51.818

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Out on Loan

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

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Bulbous body on three legs, flaring scalloped rim (chipped) forming slight spout at front. Molded scroll handle. (Broken and mended). Band of orange, aqua and mulberry inside, medallion in same colors on front encloses rose sprays; floral sprays on sides.

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