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Plate


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.991

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Scalloped & molded edge, gilding worn, with blue circle & dot. Patterned border in blue on rim, geometric design around center & small gilt scroll between lines. In center in green & gold ribbon hung medallion, quartered arms, crest & motto: Dum Sisto Vigilo, on scroll.

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