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Sugar bowl

The sugar bowl has a bulbous-shaped body with a slightly flared rim, a small base, and crossed strap handles on each side of the bowl. There are foliate designs where the handles join the bowal.. There is a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounde by gold stars on each side of the...

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Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chinese, 1750–1799

Object Place

China for American Market

Accession Number

1971.446

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain