Covered Sugar Basin and Stand

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


Dimensions

Overall (basin): 10.4 x 16.2 x 14.5 cm (4 1/8 x 6 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Overall (stand): 3.8 x 24.5 x 19.5 cm (1 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1941a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Quatrefoil, oval bouillon bowl and cover. Decorated in the Kakiemon style, flowers and insects rim of stand painted brown finial of cover, has flower cluster. Small rim section missing on stand.

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