Sugarbowl with lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3786

Description

Porcelain sugar bowl with flared rim and lid with gilt berry knop. Exterior decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, fruit, scrolls, and butterflies on gold ground. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Bowl, Sugar

Additional Identification Number

1987.421.4A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.421.4AB