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Chinese for export. Globular on baseband, contracting at neck; tiny v-spout, scroll handle. Arms on front, chain at rim. Domed & flanged cover with flowers & chain, gilded pointed knob finial. Set with 1857-1912.41.

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

12.86 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1163a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain