Ewer

1710–25


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 22.9 x 12.7 cm (10 1/4 x 9 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

51.823

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Helmet-shaped with modeled mask on spout, high scrolls handles, modeled leaves at base. Splayed foot riveted. Decorated to match 1716.41. Arms on front. Repaired.

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