Sep 20, 2021
Sep 20, 2021

Cover for a Sugar Bowl

Cover for a Sugar Bowl


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Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

(French, 1740–1756)

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Overall: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.225.b


This covered bowl is one of the earliest surviving examples of Vincennes porcelain. Its decorations, particularly the lacy borders, show the influence of Meissen porcelain, but an individual note is struck in the extreme delicacy and colorful restraint of the painting of the landscape scenes.

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