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Matching saucer (51.859b). Chinese for export. Very fine porcelain, ornamented in grisaille with gilt bands at edges. Man doffing hat to woman on doorstep, two figures near fence in background. Cup (small chip on rim) has slightly flaring rim & sides curving to baseband.

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,

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.859a

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain