Chinese for export
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Matching cup (51.855a). Chinese for export. Straight-sided cup curving to small baseband, impressed flutes, scroll handle. Fluted saucer. Scroll & panel border with flowers & birds. On crowned scroll & shell cartouche two oval medallions with worn gilt ciphers. Trumpeting flesh-colored angels hold crown. All else is grisaille and gilt in saucer and on cup. Date 1762 under medallion on cup.
By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation