Small tureen

Chinese


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. m. 5 11/16" H. inc. finial 6 3/8"

Accession Number

51.1153a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Elliptical, bulbous sides, splayed base. Domed cover with sunflower finial. Reeded strap handles at ends. Cursive monogram “JA” within oval on side.

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