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Chinese for export. Fluted curved body tapering to splayed foot around which is applied free-standing scroll work. Decorated in black with gilding around neck, flowers, garlands, birds, etc., on front & back crowned woman with want & bird seated on clouds

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,

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.800a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain