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Chinese for export. Cylindrical cup, scroll handle with scroll. Saucer, flat bottom & flaring sides. Gold etched border with four wide sepia landscape insets & four short red landscape insets, all in very scrolled borders. Under red insets wide insets with birds, under sepia narrow insets with...

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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 export, around 1790

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.1047a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain