Sugar bowl and cover

German
about 1735
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 10.8 x 11.4 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.229a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

A yellow-ground circular sugar bowl and cover with painted polychrome floral decoration within shaped cartouches outlined in black.

Inscription

Marks: crossed swords in underglaze blue

Provenance

Dr. Korthaus (probably Wilhelm Korthaus, b. 1889 - d. 1968), Frankfurt; March 1, 1993, Korthaus collection sale, Christie's, London, lot 50, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

Rita and Frits Markus Collection