Requires Photography

Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Plate

Chinese Export
around 1745


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Diam. 9 in.

Accession Number

51.888

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Circular. In center, quatrefoil medallion with Fort St. George in Madras beside a river. On rim: above, a crest (a crowned eagle displayed), below, a quartered coat-of-arms of Cooke quartering Waren with Twysden in pretence, in elaborate scroll & floral cartouche. In border, gillded cartouches containing composite views of Plymouth Sound at the left and Pearl River in Canton at the right. Chipped.

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