Legacy dimension: H. 5 3/8"
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973
Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied free-standing gilded scroll work. Medallion of gold lines encloses flower sprays in rose and mulberry, front and back. Rose-colored sprigs on sides. Domed cover, pointed knob finial, does not match.
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