Tea bowl and saucer

1770–85
Unknown Chinese, mid-late 18th century


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.8 x 11.6 cm (1 1/2 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.853a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

for the European market

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