Requires Photography

Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Platter

Chinese Export
about 1790


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Length: 13 in.

Accession Number

51.1063

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for Export. Elliptical, broad ends.

Northeast Auctions description:
Painted and gilt in black, white and sepia enamels and gold on two sides with the armorials, and on two sides and the interior with blue and gold aster sprays, within spearheaded-edged trellis diaper borders in underglaze-blue.

Inscription

With the arms of Newman

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation