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Covered bowl for the Portuguese market, with the arms of Don Antonio José de Castro, Bishop of Oporto and Patriarch of Lisbon

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Chinese for export. Elliptical. Curving fluted sides, molded gadroon edge & scroll design in rim. Strap handles close to body with trefoils at body. Band of beading at top of splayed foot on rectangular plinth. Cover convex & stepped with fluted flattened dome & modeled bud finial. Raised dentil...

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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, 1800–10

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 33 x 23 cm (13 3/16 x 13 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.782a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain