Spoon

German
King's period
after 1763


Object Place: Dresden, Germany

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. 4"

Accession Number

51.753

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of spoons (see 51.752). Scroll handles, gold and white with sheep on tip; shell bowls, gilded edges, flowers inside; blue backs with gold flowers and dots in rays. No marks.

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)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation