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Punch Bowl

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 17.1 x 38.7 cm (6 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.772

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste orcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Sides curved to baseband with gold ornament. Hunting scenes in color on sides, panels outlined in etched gold have birds on red twigs & red landscape, between hunts. Flowers (?) in center. Broken, mended, cracked. Plate XVIII in J. A.

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