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Plate with incre de chine scene of The Nativity. Mate to 51.904 (906.41)

Inscription

The crest may belong to an English merchant banking family by the name of Martin.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951, Deaccession Date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese Export,

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Diam: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

51.905

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain