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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 of Hammond front & back. Brown diaper border with insets of birds & landscape

Inscription

With the arms of Admiral Andrew Snape Hamond.

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

Chinese Export, around 1790

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1043

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain