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

Sugar-Basin and Cover

ca. 1780-ca. 1785 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sugar-basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain. The cover in the form of an inverted saucer. Both pieces painted in red, crimson, yellow, turquoise, green, brown and black with two Chinese women and a boy beside a table.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Basin
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels
Brief description
Sugar-basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1780-1785
Physical description
Sugar-basin and cover, soft-paste porcelain. The cover in the form of an inverted saucer. Both pieces painted in red, crimson, yellow, turquoise, green, brown and black with two Chinese women and a boy beside a table.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.2cm
  • Diameter: 11.7cm
Style
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.256&A-1924

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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