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Sugar box with cover

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Oblong octangular sugar box with cover. Box decorated with seascapes; as is cover, broad gilt border and white ground band with polychrome floral design on cover. Octangular finial.

Marks

Box: crossed swords ub ybdergkaze vkye; traces if 68 (abraded) in gold. Cover (restored): 68 in gold (retouched)

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 1730

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 11.2 x 8.5 cm (3 1/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2040a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain