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Vase

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. covered 5 1/2"

Accession Number

51.806a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Out on Loan

On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied free standing gilded scroll work. Flanged domed cover, glazing chipped from finial. Decorated with floral sprays in rose and mulberry.

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