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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Mug

Chinese Export
about 1785-1805


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 3 7/8" D.m. 2 15/16"

Accession Number

51.831

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of mugs (see 51.832). Chinese for export. Cylindrical with twined scrolled double handles. Band of gilt-enclosed green dots at base and below border band of gold lines on pink. Three wavy lines of mulberry dots. Sprays and sprigs of flowers in mulberry and gold.

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation