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Covered sugar bowl

possibly 18th century with later decoration
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

11.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1802a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Turquoise ground; two cartouche-shaped reserves; one with seated girl with grapes in country-side. Each bordered by leaf and scroll gilding. Cover with two kidney-shaped reserves, one painted country side, bird cage in foreground; other in like manner with lady’s large brimmed hat. All painted in the manner of Boucher. Dated 1776.

Markings

Incised "To" bowl.

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