Sugar Sifter

ca. 1750 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sugar sifter of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Cylindrical with domed cover, attached by a screw, pierced with rosette-shaped perforations and surmounted by a knob in the form of a flower surrounded by foliage. Painted with a wide border of lambrequin ornament and with sprays of flowers


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, pierced and moulded
Brief Description
Sugar sifter of tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, ca. 1750.
Physical Description
Sugar sifter of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Cylindrical with domed cover, attached by a screw, pierced with rosette-shaped perforations and surmounted by a knob in the form of a flower surrounded by foliage. Painted with a wide border of lambrequin ornament and with sprays of flowers
Dimensions
  • Height: 17.5cm
  • Diameter: 7.2cm
  • Weight: 0.210cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(No mark)
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.637-1909

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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