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Chinese for export. Octagonal with slightly indented corners. Band of purple leaves between pairs of green lines with dots on edge. Blue lines with garlands of flowers around center. Elliptical medallion in center encloses arms; crest: a padlock; and motto "Hoc Securior."

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

23.81 cm (9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.870

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain