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Sugar box with cover

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Oblong octangular sugar box with cover. Bluish ground floral decoration in rust-red and blue, some insects cover same, broad gilt border, octangular finial in gilt and blue (worn). Probably decorated in Augsburg 1730/40.

Marks

kite mark in underglaze blue

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

German, about 1725; overglaze decoration about 1730–40

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 11 x 8.5 cm (3 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2041a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain