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Royalon sugar bowl

Late 1950s to early 1960s
Manufactured by Royalon Inc., a divison of Royal China, Inc. (active mid-20th century)

Object Place: Sebring, Ohio


Height x diameter: 8.9 x 9.5 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.) with lid

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)


Americas, Contemporary Art



Light Pink


MELMAC/Royalon Inc./MADE IN U.S.A./314


Early history unknown; purchased by Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH, at various dealers, primarily in Maine and Hampshire, or acquired on eBay, from ca. 2000 to 2010; 2010, given by the Wards to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward