Deaccessioned April 25, 2013
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Length: 13 in.
Medium or Technique
Chinese for Export. Elliptical, broad ends.
Northeast Auctions description:
Painted and gilt in black, white and sepia enamels and gold on two sides with the armorials, and on two sides and the interior with blue and gold aster sprays, within spearheaded-edged trellis diaper borders in underglaze-blue.
With the arms of Newman
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation