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Waste Bowl from Part Coffee Service

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Part of a Coffee Service (65.2076a-b - 65.2080). The waste bowl has a slightly everted rim. Painted with chinoiserie figures depicting the brewing and drinking of tea or coffee or the smoking of pipes.

Marks

crossed swords with pommels in underglaze blue; incised slash in footring.

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 1723, decorated about 1725–30

Object Place

Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 17.9 cm (3 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2080

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain