Covered sugar bowl
possibly 18th century with later decoration
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)
Object Place: Europe, France
11.5 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Incised "To" bowl.
Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection