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Cup and Saucer

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Chinese for export. Sides curve to small baseband. Cup has small scroll handle. Border in browns & gold, farm scenes & figures. Sepia medallion in center of saucer & front of cup, mansion in landscape.

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

Dimensions

3.02 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.858a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain