Requires Photography

Covered Sugar Basin and Stand

French
about 1730–40
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall (basin): 11 x 15.6 x 12.8 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.) Overall (stand): 3.9 x 24.2 x 19 cm (1 9/16 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1940a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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

Markings

hunting horn in iron-red enamel

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection