Plate

Chinese Export
around 1720-1735


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.909

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Rim has flowers, scrolls & cherubs, with panel inscribed “Mat.3.16”. Ornamented in iron-red & gold with St. John the Baptist baptising Christ in center (same subject & colors but slightly different rendering on 51.908). rim chipped.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation