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Chinese for export. Quartered arms with unicorn and blue bull supporters, red acanthus (?) leaves from helmet below crest, and pink scroll below inscribed: "Foy pour devoir". Tiny chain and diamond border in gold near rim; naturalistic flowers. One of four cups and saucers (see 51.1171 -...

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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,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 4 5/8"

Accession Number

51.1171b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain