Tea caddy with cover
Object Place: East Asia, China for export
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Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied freestanding scrollwork. Decorated with deer & pine trees, latticed & paneled band at neck. Small domed cover with pointed knob decorated in same orange & green but different designs.
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation