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Chinese for Export. Slightly concave rim, flat unglazed bottom. Border of gold flowered mulberry, band of gold dotted red above, red gold-outlined scallops below. Gold dentate line with dots in triangles around center. In center script GPC on mulberry.


In center script "GPC."


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

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Ceramics, Porcelain