Wine Cooler

Chinese Export


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Accession Number

51.799

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Chinese for export. Slightly tapering sides, fluted at corners, shaped rim with raised & gilded band below, almost completely attached modeled bail handles upright at sides. On molded & splayed foot. Bands of flowers in red & gold on foot & twice near rim where are enclosed shields of arms on crowned & wreathed plaque front & back. Sprays of naturalistic flowers front & back.

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