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Saucer

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 4 5/8"

Accession Number

51.1174b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Chinese for export. Quartered arms with unicorn and blue bull supporters, red acanthus (?) leaves from helmet below crest, and pink scroll below inscribed: “Foy pour devoir”. Tiny chain and diamond border in gold near rim; naturalistic flowers. One of four cups and saucers (see 51.1171 - 51.1174b).

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation