Sugar bowl with cover

Chinese for export
about 1748


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1164a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Almost straight rim, cover fitting inside, double curve to baseband. Arms on each side, flowers between. Chain inside. Domed cover, chain & flowers, reel handle. Set with 1857-1912.41. Cover chipped.

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