Sugar bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-45691

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

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
porcelain
hand-painted
molding (forming)
Chinese export
Bowl, ServingBowl, SugarPainted
Chinese Export
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

"TWF" (Painted)

Additional Identification Number

1955.37A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 6 3/4 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Helen P. Margesson

Accession Number

1955.37AB