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Covered tureen and tray

Chinese export
about 1795-1805

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Covered tureen: H. 10 in.; W. 14 in. Tray: L. 14 1/2 in.

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


Asia, Europe



Chinese for Portuguese market. Elliptical, bulbous body, splayed foot, domed cover with gold flower finial & leaves. Gold twined double handles, leaves on body, at ends. Arms of Antonio Araugo de Azevedo on each side; rim design on cover & body; diaper band on foot & cover.


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