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Covered vegetable dish

Object Place: East Asia, China for export

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Out on Loan

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





Chinese for Export. [One of a] Pair of covered vegetable dishes. Rectangular with shaped corners, slightly curved sides, small baseband. Gilded rim indented to support domed cover, gilded fruit (?) finial. Borders & decoration inside & on cover, floral spray on each side.


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