Sep 20, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Sep 20, 2021

Sugar Bowl (Sucrier)

Sugar Bowl (Sucrier)


Part of a set. See all set records

Sèvres Porcelain Factory

(French, est. 1756)


Vincennes Porcelain Factory

(France, 1740–56)

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.a


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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