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Fruit basket on pedestal

French
Probably late 19th or early 20th century
Possibly by Samson Manufactury (French (Paris))


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

20.64 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.775a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Based on a Chinese export porcelain model. Tall pedestal, irregular trunk, painted waves (?) at base, flowers & applied roses. Two child-figures with salmon drapery clinging at top. Separate elliptical deep dish, with small bezel, lattice pierced sides flower painted, and flowers in center. Mate to 1683.41.

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