Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Height x width: 9 in., 18.1 cm (22.9 cm, 7 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and enamel decoration, gilding.
Not On View
Straight sides splaying at base. Blue & gold reeded & twisted flat double handles with raised flower design on body. Blue patterned bands with touches of gilding at rim & base. Gold wheatsheaf at sides & indistinct monogram on front. On red ribbons above & below indistinct gilt monogram “OUR BARLEY / FRIENDS”.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation