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Sugar basin and cover

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1778-ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boissettes porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.543&A-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Porcelain, painted with floral and gilt swags with single blue line towards outer edge and scalloped gilt border on cream ground.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1778-ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Boissettes porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'B ..'
painted in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Sugar basin with fixed stand and cover, floral and gilt swags on cream ground, by Boissettes porcelain factory, France, ca. 1778-ca. 1785

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants); Swags (design element)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tableware & cutlery; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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