Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Pot a sucre Bouret

Sugar Bowl
ca. 1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sugar bowl with cover, soft-paste porcelain, rounded sides, everted rim, rounded at foot. Decoration of birds painted in enamels and gilt on a bleu lapis ground. Lid with flower and leaf knop.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Sugar bowl with cover, soft-paste porcelain, bird decoration painted in enamels, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, about 1760
Physical Description
Sugar bowl with cover, soft-paste porcelain, rounded sides, everted rim, rounded at foot. Decoration of birds painted in enamels and gilt on a bleu lapis ground. Lid with flower and leaf knop.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.2cm
  • Diameter: 8.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Interlaced 'L's (Maker's mark, in blue enamel)
Object history
Bought for £25 from Bond Collection.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
525-1875

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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