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Covered Sugar Bowl (Sucrier couvert)

Covered Sugar Bowl (Sucrier couvert)

1745- 1748

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Vincennes Factory

(French)

manufacturer

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

(French, est. 1740)

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 lacey borders, show the influence of Meissen porcelain, but already, an individual note is struck in the extreme delicacy and coloristic restraint of the painting of the landscape scenes.

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