Plate

Chinese Export
around 1745-1750


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Diam. 9 in.

Accession Number

51.887

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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 in Devon at the left and Pearl River at 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)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation