Deaccessioned April 25, 2013
Chinese Export, for European market
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome decoration
Chinese for export. Elliptical, sides fluted at corners, slope to flat unglazed at bottom; everted rim grooved to support shaped & low domed cover, gilded cone finial.
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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation