Pierced dish with tray

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Dish H. 2 5/8" L. 6 7/8" Tray L. 8 5/16"

Accession Number

51.1058a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of pierced dishes with tray. Dish: geometrically pierced sides with flaring rim, gilded “Nankeen” border and 2 clusters of grapes (handles gone) at each end, inside. Solid medallions on sides have coats-of-arms. Set with 1104-73.41 and 1844-56.41. Elliptical trays matching.

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