Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11930

Description

Partial tea service. A sugar bowl with double bamboo-like handles, it flares inward at the bottom, with sides that slope in gently. It is stylized with chrysanthemums and cane work along the rim. It is decorated with red outlines and brown flowers on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
tea services
earthenware
enameling
gilding
lead glaze
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
lozenges
floral patterns
Japanese
lattices
Lead Glaze
Earthenware
Gilded
Painted
Enameled
Molded
Japanese
Floral
Lattice
Diamond
SERVICE, TEA

Inscription

Printed on the underside is: Avalon/Faience/Balt . Also the initials: CHDF .

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Plate Accession Number 1986.127.1
Title Sugar Bowl Lid Accession Number 1986.127.2B
Title Pitcher Accession Number 1986.127.3

Maker

Avalon Faience (Maker)

Location of Origin

Baltimore, MD, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.127.2A

Places

Maryland (United States)
Probably