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Bowl

Sides curve to baseband. Gold etched ground, scroll-framed lozenge with sepia landscape & four tiny red landscapes in quatrefoils on each side. Medallion enclosing arms front & back. Brown diaper border with insets of birds & landscape

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese export, around 1790

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1042

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain