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Chinese for export. Circular. In center, quatrefoil medallion with Fort St. George in Madras beside a river. On rim: above, a crest (a crowned eagle displayed), below, a quartered coat-of-arms of Cooke quartering Waren with Twysden in pretence, in elaborate scroll & floral cartouche. In border,...

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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 1745

Object Place

China for export

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain