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Sugar bowl

Chinese
1750–1799


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

8.25 x 15.24 cm (3 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1971.446

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

The sugar bowl has a bulbous-shaped body with a slightly flared rim, a small base, and crossed strap handles on each side of the bowl. There are foliate designs where the handles join the bowal.. There is a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounde by gold stars on each side of the bowl and a gold boarder with swags on the exterior rim.

Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology