Deaccessioned April 25, 2013
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
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.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation