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LID FOR SUGAR BOWL (SUCRIER "MELISSIN") FROM THE SOUTH AMERICAN BIRD SERVICE (ONE OF TWO)

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LID FOR SUGAR BOWL (SUCRIER "MELISSIN") FROM THE SOUTH AMERICAN BIRD SERVICE (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

This lid accompanies the sugar bowls from this service. It is the only lid in the service. It is flat and is bordered by stylized leaves and flowers with a gilded pinneaple knob.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
LID FOR SUGAR BOWL (SUCRIER "MELISSIN") FROM THE SOUTH AMERICAN BIRD SERVICE (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1819-1820
Size:
11.4 × 25.4 cm (4 1/2 × 10 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.136.12
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"