Deaccessioned April 25, 2013
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Diam. 9 in.
Medium or Technique
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.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation