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Cup and Saucer

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Chinese for export. Sides curve to baseband. On side of cup in oval medallion & in center of saucer in circular medallion: blue & rose costumed lady plays 2-keyboard instrument, brown lined background, prow of ship (?) at left; green & mulberry drapery above.

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

4.77 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.860a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain