plateau de sucrier
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)
Overall: 3.9 x 26.9 x 21.7cm (1 9/16 x 10 9/16 x 8 9/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold
Not On View
Also see 65.1820-39.The shallow stand has sloping sides and an undulating rim. Irregularly shaped white circles outlined in gold and painted with red dots are reserved on a blue (blue Fallot) ground, which is decorated with circles of gilt dots (fond Taillandier). The shaped reserves are painted with mixed flowers and are framed by tooled and burnished gilt bands. The inner rim is gilded; a gild dentil band decorates the outer rim.
interlaced Ls enclosing date letter O, painter's mark of ca (partially abraded) below, in blue enamel; illegible incised mark.
Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection