Tray

after 1763
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

2.54 x 23.81 x 32.07 cm (1 x 9 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.749

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Elliptical with upward curved & shaped rim. Small baseband & scroll line supporting center of bottom. Elaborate gold ornament on dark blue ground with four pastoral scenic reserves on rims and large landscape in center with shepherdess, sheep, cow & architectural ruins. Rim chipped. Marked: crossed swords with point & K beneath, all in blue.

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