Dish

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

3.49 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.919

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Deep, irregular shapes, fluted on outer surfaces. Gilt ornament on rims, sprigs of flowers in sides, blue & gilt & ermine mantling with quartered shield of arms & crest of birds. [Seven dishes lent in 1941; one was accessioned in 1951.

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