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Covered Sugar Basin and Stand

One of a pair of quatrefoil, oval bouillon bowls, covers, stands. Decoration in Kakiemon style with flowers and insects; finials on covers are cluster of 3 flowers; rims of stands painted brown. Hunting horn mark. Rim section of bowl reglued.

Marks

hunting horn in iron-red enamel

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1730–40

Dimensions

Overall (basin): 11 x 15.6 x 12.8 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.) Overall (stand): 3.9 x 24.2 x 19 cm (1 9/16 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1940a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain