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Covered Sugar Bowl and Stand

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

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

Other (Stand): 4.6 x 24.5 x 19.1 cm (1 13/16 x 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.) Other (Basin): 10.6 x 15.8 x 13 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1939a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain