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Pierced Dish and Tray

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


Dish: L. 9 1.4 in. Tray: L. 10 in.

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Chinese for export. Straight sides pierced, solid medallions with gilt monogram IA in blue & gold ellipse, flaring at rim with blue starred band, gold edged. Gilded upright twisted handles at ends. Band of gold circles with blue dots & sprigs at bottom, gilt flowers in center. Tray has monogram in center. gold flowers on solid medallions in piercing.


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)

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The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation