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Chinese for export. Covered vase. Curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied freestanding scrollwork. On front & back in black beneath flowers pendent from scroll two seated figures with flower & garland of flowers in red. Traces of gilt. Small domed cover with plain knob has...

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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 Export, around 1750

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.801a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain