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Sugar bowl: EC.14 & A-1942

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Description

Porcelain sucrier and cover, of circular shape. Painted in colours with birds and detached flowers. On the lid is a knob in the shape of a flower bud.
Mark: 'Z' in blue

Notes

History note: Bought from the Schneider Collection. Sotheby's 4th June 1942

Legal notes

Bought with the money given by Professor Stanley Cook in memory of his wife

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.8 cm
Height: 10.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Zürich ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942-06-04) by Sotheby's

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1775

Materials used in production

Paint
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Z with a bar through the middle
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: two dots
  • Location: On inside of foot rim
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 3D
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.14 & A-1942
Primary reference Number: 76883
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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