Platter for the English colonial market

Chinese for export
1785–1800


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

Length x width: 25.4 x 33.7 cm (10 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.893

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Widely flaring rim, shaped edge, flat unglazed bottom. Diapered bands in mulberry with orange & gold small scrolls. Elephant with rider in center. Sprays of flowers.

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