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Mug

One of a pair of mugs (see 51.832). Chinese for export. Cylindrical with twined scrolled double handles. Band of gilt-enclosed green dots at base and below border band of gold lines on pink. Three wavy lines of mulberry dots. Sprays and sprigs of flowers in mulberry and gold.

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,

Accession Number

51.831

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain