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Sugar bowl and cover
  • Sugar bowl and cover
    Capodimonte porcelain factory
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Sugar bowl and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Capo di Monte (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Capodimonte porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the Murray Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.119&A-1942

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Sugar bowl and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Gilt lace-work borders of palmettes and foliate scrolls. Painted with battle scenes in landscapes with trees and rocks, and a pink and blue sky.

Place of Origin

Capo di Monte (made)

Date

ca. 1745-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Capodimonte porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Sugar bowl and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Capodimonte porcelain factory, Capo di Monte, ca. 1745-1750

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliate; Landscapes; Battle; Rocks; Palmettes; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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