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Blue Canton covered vegetable dish

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Blue Cantonware covered vegetable dish with acorn finial in a scalloped oval or quatrefoil shape.

Provenance

Probably descended in the Derby and West families of Salem, MA; to Richard Edwards; 1972, gift of Richard Edwards to the MFA. (Accession date: June 7, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Edwards

Chinese, 1750–1799

Object Place

China for American Market

Dimensions

12.7 x 29.21 x 22.86 cm (5 x 11 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

1972.471a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain