Cup and saucer

Chinese Export


Legacy dimension: Diameter saucer 5 7/16" H. cup 2 3/8"

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View


Asia, Europe



One of a pair of cups and saucers (see 51.816a-b). Chinese for export. Cup: straight sides curving to baseband, scroll handle. Simple saucer, decoration inside. Rims chipped. Boar hunt.


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