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Chinese for export. Pistol-handle, on square marbled base. Gilded raised ornament, beads around neck, garland below elliptical molding which frames sepia river scenes on front & back. Low domed cover, gilded edge, knob finial.

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 Export,

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 9 1/2 in. (43.2 x 24.1 cm)

Accession Number

51.786a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain