Artist Chinese
  • Plate
Date between 1750 and 1800
Medium porcelain with polychrome enamel and gilding
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/16 × 9 7/16 inches (2.7 × 23.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Winfield Foundation
Accession Number 55.97
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in center, motto: DUM SISTO VIGILO.
Helena Woolworth McCann [1878-1938] (Syosset, New York, USA);
by descent to her children, Constance [Mrs. Joseph V.] McMullan, Helena [Mrs. Winston F. C.] Guest, and Frasier McCann;
1941, lent to the Detroit Institute of Arts by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation (New York, New York, USA);
1955, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)