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Deaccessioned April 25, 2013

Vegetable dish

Chinese Export, for European market


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.932a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome decoration

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Slightly bulbous sides, shaped at corners, flat unglazed bottom. Gold twined handles, foliage on body at ends. Shaped & domed cover has gilded cone finial.

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, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation