Sugar bowl with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-37493

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. SUGAR BOWL: Bulbous body; double handled; ribbed, twisted handles (with leafy terminals with gold highlights and gold highlights on the spine); gold berry finial; hat-shaped cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Gilded
Chinese Export
BOWL, SUGAR

Inscription

Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House,

Additional Identification Number

1934.2978.1A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6 x 6.5 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2978.1AB

Reference Notes

Co-publisher: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)