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Sugar Bowl

Item Information

Title:
Sugar Bowl
Description:
Bulbous circular body rising from circular foot with two swells in body, the last flaring outward to flattened scalloped shoulder; Circular mouth recessed to receive cover; small pad handles on body; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot.
Date:
1815–1825
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
sugar bowls
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
Dutch
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Gilded
Gaudy Dutch
Floral
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
3.875 in. x 5.875 in. (H x W); () Diameter: 3.25 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.557.2AB
Identifier:
5175