Object Place: East Asia, China for export
Medium or Technique
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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.
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