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Soup plate

Chinese for export. One of a pair of soup plates. Slightly concave rim with band of gold leaves on blue, gold lattice, starred & dotted wavy blue & inside scalloped lines of gold with gold & blue sprigs. Inner band of blue with joined leaves & edges of gold. Ellipse of starred blue with gold...

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Inscription

with the initials "JVP"

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, about 1780

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1088

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain