Covered Sugar Bowl (Sucrier couvert)

Covered Sugar Bowl (Sucrier couvert)

1745-48

Part of a set. See all set records

manufacturer

Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

(French, 1740-1756)

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Part 1: 8.1 x 16.2 cm (3 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.225

Description

This covered bowl is one of the earliest surviving examples of Vincennes porcelain. Its decorations, particularly the lacy borders, show the influence of Meissen porcelain, but an individual note is struck in the extreme delicacy and colorful restraint of the painting of the landscape scenes.

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