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Covered cup

Chinese for export. [One of] Five covered cups. Bulbous sides, small base-band; reeded twisted strap double handles, leaves at body, decorated in blue & gold. Nankeen borders with gilding. Coat-of-arms: sable three mullets arg quarterly 1 & 3 with crowned portcullis or in center. Crest a martlet...

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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

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1075a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain