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.

Saucer

Chinese for export. Almost straight rim, cover fitting inside, double curve to baseband. Arms on each side, flowers between. Chain inside. Domed cover, chain & flowers, reel handle. Set with 1857-1912.41. Cover chipped.

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

Chinese for export, about 1748

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1164c

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain