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

Sugar Basin and Cover

ca. 1785 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sugar basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, green and turquoise with bouquets and sprays of flowers. Red arch border. Red and yellow flower knob.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Basin
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Sugar basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785
Physical description
Sugar basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, green and turquoise with bouquets and sprays of flowers. Red arch border. Red and yellow flower knob.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.7cm
  • Diameter: 9.8cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.212&A-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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