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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Covered Platter

Chinese Export
about 1785-1800

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Length: 15 3/4 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese for Export. Two covered platters. Elliptical, fluted & scalloped rim grooved at deep center to hold domed & fluted cover with gilt bud finial & blue leaves.


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)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation