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Chocolate pot

Chinese for export. Globular body, slightly flaring base-band, long cylindrical neck with modeled triangular spout & scroll handle. Domed cover with pointed knob finial. Medallions on sides depict Venus with pearls, two cupids with quivers, rose curtains, etc. Sprays of flowers on body & cover....

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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, 1750–70

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain