Cup and Saucer


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

6.99 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.861a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Cup has straight sides curving to small baseband, scroll handle. Saucer has everted rim. Border of gold stars on blue band with jagged lower edge. Hound dog in river landscape on front of cup & center of saucer.

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