Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Urn (cover missing)

Chinese Export
about 1785-1805

Object Place: East Asia, China for export


16.19 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain


Asia, Europe



Chinese for export. Curving sides with slightly flaring rim, high domed foot. Scroll handles forked at upper joining. Different ornamental bands on rim & two on foot. Gold medallions back & front enclose orange handing basket (?).


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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation