Chinese for export. [One of a] Pair of covered vegetable dishes. Rectangular, almost straight sides fluted at corners taper to flat bottom with small baseband. Ornament inside. Shaped domed cover, inset, has pierced gilt cone finial, leaves in pink & gilt
with the initials "JVP"
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)
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation