Requires Photography

Deaccessioned April 25, 2013


Chinese Export

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


H. 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese for export. Bulbous, small baseband, contracting neck, tiny v-spout, modeled scroll handle. Band of gilt with mulberry line & guilloche below at neck. Medallion of purple & gold encloses crest of bird above script monogram PMLM. Set with 2023-4.41


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