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Cup and Saucer

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Chinese for export. Cup has doubly curved sides, fluted rim (repaired), small base band, scroll handle. Floral garlands on rims medallion on saucer & on front of cup: Venus at her Toilet (? clad) against architectural background & waterfalls. Saucer of finer porcelain.

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

6.03 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.849a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain