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"Ceres shape" sugar bowl

Lead-glazed earthenware. Pear-shaped fluted sugar bowl on foot with molded decoration of wheat sheaves around rim and two molded ear-shaped handles. Domed cover has wheat sheaves, twisting into loop handle. Mark in relief on base, double-struck and illegible.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Shapiro

about 1859

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1986.1014a-b

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery