Sugar box with cover

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 11.1 x 8.4 cm (3 1/16 x 4 3/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2039a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in gold

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Oblong octangular sugar box and cover. Decorated in gilt on white ground chinoiserie figures and scroll work. Broad gilt borders, octangular finial. Chip on base rim. Decorated in Augsburg, 1725/30

Markings

none

Provenance

By 1951, Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; January 3, 1951, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel, to 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