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Covered vegetable dish

Chinese for export. [One of a] Pair of covered vegetable dishes. Rectangular with slanting sides, fluted corners, gilded rim, inset domed cover, gilded cone finial. Decoration inside dish & on cover. Set with 2215-2321.41.

Inscription

With the arms of Antonio de Araujo de Azevedo

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,

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1232a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain