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1953

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Sugar Bowl with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Sugar Bowl, 1763–1780

This is a sugar bowl. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory and model maker: Freidrich Elias Meyer. It is dated 1763–1780 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a: bowl): 6.5 × 8.5 cm (2 9/16 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 5 × 9 cm (1 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (a,b: overall): 10 × 9 cm (3 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of bowl: [1] scepter with additional mark above (?), painted in underglaze blue (very faint, Royal Porcelain Factory Berlin mark) [2] "C" with three aligned dots, impressed underglaze No marks on lid.

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Sugar Bowl with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Sugar Bowl, 1763–1780; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam. (a: bowl): 6.5 × 8.5 cm (2 9/16 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 5 × 9 cm (1 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (a,b: overall): 10 × 9 cm (3 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-48-a,b

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