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Tureen and tray

about 1780


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.1079a-c

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Tureen: bulbous sides, splayed base, reeded twined double handles, flanged domed cover, sunflower finial with pink & gold leaves at base. Monograms on each side of cover & body. Tray has slightly curving rim, deep center.

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