Trencher Salt


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

3.02 x 10.32 cm (1 3/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.914

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Elliptical, slightly flaring sides, molded base, everted rim, shallow depression. Orange with gold & purple leaves on sides; orange & gold on rim, purple & gold wreath & leaves in center.

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