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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Soup dish

Chinese Export
about 1785


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1015

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of nine soup dishes (see 51.1007 - 51.1015). Chinese for export. Slanting rim with guilloche design, orange lines & frets on edge, cornucopia & sprigs in center.

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