Covered Sugar Bowl and Stand

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


Dimensions

Other (Stand): 4.6 x 24.5 x 19.1 cm (1 13/16 x 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.) Other (Basin): 10.6 x 15.8 x 13 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1939a-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. Dec. in Kakiemon style with flowers and insects; finials on covers are cluster of 3 flowers; rims of stands painted brown. Hunting horn mark. Rim piece missing on cover.

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