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Sugar Basin and Stand

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


Dimensions

Overall (basin): 6.2 x 15.6 x 13 cm (2 7/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.) Overall (stand): 3.8 x 25.3 x 19.7 cm (1 1/2 x 9 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1943a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

[One of a] Pair of quatrefoil oval bouillon bowls and stands. Decorated in Kakiemon style flowers and insects; rims of stands painted brown. No covers. Bouillons match 65.1939-41; stands mismatched. Damage: rim chip stand .1942A; 2 rim chips bowl .1942B;

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