Covered sugar basin with attached stand and cover

about 1770
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

11.8 x 23.3 x 18.9 cm (4 5/8 x 9 3/16 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1920a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Oval quadrilobe écuelle attached stand and cover. Decorated with sprays of flowers, all bordered by basket weave in low relief, double leaf handle on cover trimmed in blue with red bow, yellow painted rims. Marked and decorated in yellow with letter B and hunting-horn. Incision mark.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection