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Square bowl

Square bowl with notched corners, shaped rim. Small baseband. Border inside & out. Spray of flowers in center & on two sides, ermine-mantled shield on two sides. Set with 1913-99.41.


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,

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain