sugar bowl with lid .5.A-B Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2000.157.5.A-B
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Tea Service: Sugar Bowl with Lid
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Pâte sur Pâte Service: Sugar Bowl with Lid
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1887
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Russia, St. Petersburg
Culture
Russian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/178543
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ceramic
Technique
Pâte sur pâte
Dimensions
12.07 x 11.75 x 8.57 cm (4 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Anne H. and Frederick Vogel, III in memory of his grandmother, Mrs. Grace Dickerman Vogel
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
2000.157.5.A-B
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Flared form with two upturned applied handles and domed cover with ball finial. Celadon (grey-green) colored ground with round liver-colored reserve panels with white pâte sur pâte scenes of two flying fish with a sea monster head in water below and bird above, and on the other side, a monkey riding a dolphin. Border of seaweed around reserves. Lid decorated with four seashells and tendrils; crab under one handle and three prawns under the other.
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