Cup and Saucer

Chinese for export
about 1748


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

3.97 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1172a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241B)

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of four cups and saucers (see 51.1171 - 51.1174b).

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