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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Soup plate

Chinese Export
about 1790

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Diameter: 9 5/8 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese for export. Slanting rim and rather deep depression.

Northeast Auctions description:
Painted and gilt in black, white and sepia enamels and gold on two sides with the armorials, and on two sides and the interior with blue and gold aster sprays, within spearheaded-edged trellis diaper borders in underglaze-blue.


With the arms of Newman


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