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Plate

about 1780
The Hague


Object Place: Europe, The Hague, The Netherlands

Accession Number

51.764

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pierced rim in rather coarse basket-weaving with three reserves of solid paste and scalloped edge. Ornamental border of blue & gold on rim, reserves & center; flowers on rim, birds in center. Marked on back: stork in blue.

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