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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Sauceboat

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.930

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Elliptical, curving sides, and extended to form spout, heavy twined double handles, leaves at body gilded. Band outside, guilloche band inside, ellipse on front. Set with 483-554.41. 498 lip mended.

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