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Rim has border with scrolls & flowers in grisaille & gold with two wheat-sheafs & two harps (?). In scroll enclosed center a farming (?) scene with a gold hillside, sepia grain, horses & cart in foreground; men, birds & one green tree. Cracked.

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, around 1730-40

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Diam. 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.862

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, black enamels, gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain