User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Covered vegetable dish

Chinese for Export. [One of a] Pair of covered vegetable dishes. Rectangular with shaped corners, slightly curved sides, small baseband. Gilded rim indented to support domed cover, gilded fruit (?) finial. Borders & decoration inside & on cover, floral spray on each side.

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

51.1263a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain