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Plate

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.883

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Scalloped and molded rim, painted with red and gold lines in panels to enclose Chinese figure flanked by flower sprigs; in center in circle of rose blue & gold srolls, elephant with rider.

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