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Pierced fruit dish

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Chinese for export. Shallow curving sides, pierced, small baseband. Green & gold ornament above & below piercing; circle around center of gold & floral guilloche at top of which is arch for coat-of-arms. Flowers in center.

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,

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

7.31 x 25.46 cm (2 7/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

51.880

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain