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Chinese for export. Cup curves to small baseband, ornamented scroll handle. Mulberry guilloche design between gilt lines on rim, pendent swags below. In ribbon-twined gold medallion: lady flying dove from cage in lap, bowing man with hat & gun in hands, mandarin in tree, landscape background; in...

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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

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.913a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain