Cream jug with cover

Chinese for export
1750–70
Copied after Jan Luyken (Dutch, 1649–1712)


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.900a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Pyriform with small baseband, scroll handle, tiny triangular spout. Border of gold & black around rim & edge of domed cover with bud finial. Scene of Crucifixion in black with nails, spears dice & some hats in gold. Black grasses on cover. Set with 51.901-7. H. covered 51/2”

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