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Platter

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. 14 1/2" W. 11 11/16"

Accession Number

51.1265

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Out on Loan

On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. [One of a] Pair of deep platters. Slightly concave rim, deep center. Flat bottom unglazed. Decorated in orange and gold, border of grapes, vines and leaves; edges of gold; center: flowers, birds and insects. Set with 1454-1526.41, 1675.41, 1678 .41.

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