Yung Cheng period
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Diam. 17 1/4 in.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Chinese for export, Dutch market. Gold flowers & small scalloped border on rim. In elaborate red gold & blue acanthus mantling in center, arms & crest. “made to the order of Sir J. Byland, British minister to Java, Dutch East Indies.”
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation