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Sugar bowl and cover

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The thrown bowl with cover is round in section and in profile has a flattened ovoid form. The bowl has a plain, high foot ring, and the cover has a similarly shaped gallery; both rings are gilt. Inside the gallery on the cover, against a white ground, indianische Blumen are painted in puce,...

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(1) on base, in underglaze blue: crossed swords (2) on inside of foot ring, imprsesed: a dot


Dr. Max Strauss Collection, Vienna; January, 1922, sale, Glückselig and Wärendorfer, Vienna. Baroness Renée de Becker, Brussels, New York, Rome. June, 1958, purchased by Rita and Frits Markus; 1979, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, 1730–35

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9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain