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Sugar bowl with lid

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The pear-shaped sugar bowl has a domed cover surmounted by a finial in the form of a carnation with stem and leaves. The elongated pear-shaped body of the jug has been fitted with an ear-shaped handle, a projecting spout, and a flat domed cover. Both wares are decorated with a turquoise (bleu...

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interlaced Ls enclosing date letter K (indistinct), in blue enamel;incised T.


By 1944, A. & R. Ball, New York; February 28, 1944, sold by A. & R. Ball to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

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Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, 1763

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10 x 8 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold




Ceramics, Porcelain