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Sugar bowl

1955.37AB (RS212773)

Description

Porcelain sugar bowl (a) with lid (b). Double-handled, round, slightly bulbous body. Lid and bowl rim painted with blue band with gold stars and red band with fish scale pattern. Border around foot and inner border of lid of handpainted blue rosettes with gold tracery. Gold painted "berry" knop with blue leaves. Forked handles with gold and blue leaf terminals. On the side of the bowl is a coat of arms: the monogram "TWF" is painted in a shield, with two doves above it on a bar. The sheild is surrounded by blue and gold draping fabric with tassels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
"TWF" (Painted)
Location of origin
China
Material
hand-painted
molding (forming)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Chinese Export
Chinese export
hand-painted
molding (forming)
Painted
porcelain
sugar bowls
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 6 3/4 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.37AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Helen P. Margesson
GUSN
45691

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