Sugar Sifter

early 18th century (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 and mounted in pewter. Baluster shape with a high domed cover pierced with a perforated design and surmounted by a moulded finial. Painted with floral ornaments lambrequins on the body and gadroons on the foot.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, mounted in pewter and pierced
Brief Description
Sugar sifter of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue and mounted in pewter, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, early 18th century.
Physical Description
Sugar sifter of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue and mounted in pewter. Baluster shape with a high domed cover pierced with a perforated design and surmounted by a moulded finial. Painted with floral ornaments lambrequins on the body and gadroons on the foot.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24cm
  • Diameter: 10.1cm
  • Weight: 0.410cm
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.617-1909

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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