Platter

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

23.18 x 30.16 cm (9 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.890

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Elliptical, gilt edged band of brown on edge; gilt foliate cartouche (worn) in center encloses shield: green tree on sepia earth against gold background, on helmet above another tree.

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