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Covered Sugar Basin and Stand

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Quatrefoil, oval bouillon bowl and cover. Decorated in the Kakiemon style, flowers and insects rim of stand painted brown finial of cover, has flower cluster. Small rim section missing on stand.

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): 10.4 x 16.2 x 14.5 cm (4 1/8 x 6 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Overall (stand): 3.8 x 24.5 x 19.5 cm (1 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1941a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain