Tureen with lid

Tureen with lid and stand

Chinese export
about 1750


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Overall (tureen): 18 x 35 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 13 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.925a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Rectangular with cut corners, molded rim, sides curve to splayed base. Red pig’s head handles (one chipped) at ends. Domed cover with red, gold & pink fruit finial. Border of gold lines with scalloped inner edge & pendent bell flowers. Crowned ermine man

Inscription

Arms of Leopold II, Duke of Anhalt

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