Object Place: Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
14.92 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Curved sides, gilded rim & base. In wreath topped by lion’s head “Tilegnet/O:Fischer/og alle brave Danshe/Klöbenhavn 2 April 1801/af/Roejoe-torff” and naval battled around bowl in wide band between gold lines. Blue flowers on lower bowl. Depicts the naval vicory of Admiral Nelson at Copenhagen in 1801.
Mark on bottom
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