Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain, enamel decoration, gilding
Out on Loan
On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973
One of a pair of plates (see 51.867). Chinese for export. Scalloped rim, slight impressed scrolls, gilt edge & fret design. Polychromed fruit & flowers on rim, large ones in center. (each plate cracked in center). Set with 1186-8.41.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation