Sugar Bowl and Stand

A work made of soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue ground, and gilding.
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  • A work made of soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue ground, and gilding.

Date:

c. 1753

Artist:

Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory
French, founded 1740 (known as Sèvres from 1756)

About this artwork

Bleu lapis was one of the ground colors most often found on Vincennes and Sèvres porcelains. The simple contrast of this dark color and the brilliant white of the porcelain body, accented by gilded ornaments, created a rich and sophisticated decoration.

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Manufacture de porcelaine de Vincennes

Title

Sugar Bowl and Stand

Origin

Vincennes

Date

1748–1758

Medium

Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue ground, and gilding

Dimensions

13 x 20.5 x 26 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Maier and Arthur Lewis Liebman Memorial: Gift of Kenneth J. Maier, M.D.

Reference Number

1986.3450a-c

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