Covered Sugar Bowl from Part Coffee Service

German
about 1723, decorated about 1725–30
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 10.4 x 10.2 cm (4 1/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2079a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Part of a Coffee Service (65.2076a-b - 65.2080). The circular sugar bowl has a domed lid and a ball finial. Painted with chinoiserie figures depicting the brewing and drinking of tea or coffee or the smoking of pipes.

Markings

crossed swords with pommels in underglaze blue.

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection