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Circular, rim with acanthus ornament & wide band of geometric piercing. Garlands & crest with circular medallion of putti in center. The central medallion painted in brown with putti among baskets of fruit and flowers, an allegory of Autumn, after an engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1785)...

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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, around 1785

Object Place

China for export

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain