Requires Photography


Chinese Export


Legacy dimension: L. m. 5 11/16"

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View


Asia, Europe



Contracted neck, tapering sides, splayed base with band of gold-out-lined blue triangles and dots, gilded twined handles, foliage on body, at ends. Band of starred blue and scallops with stars and rim. Blue and gold ermine mantling enclosing monogram MGP. Domed cover similarly ornamented, gold and blue knob finial and leaves.


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