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1992

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Two-Handled Sugar Bowl Sugar Bowl

This is a sugar bowl. It was manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: bowl): 8.5 × 12.5 × 7.5 cm (3 3/8 × 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3.5 × 6.3 cm (1 3/8 × 2 1/2 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 11 × 12.5 × 7.5 cm (4 5/16 × 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] cursive "PS" or "SP" interlaced above cursive "Dresden", painted in blue overglaze [2] a flower bud, painted in green overglaze [3] cursive "Dec 478" / "Depose", painted in blue overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Side of bowl: "MT", painted in polychrome on front of sugar bowl

Cite this object as

Two-Handled Sugar Bowl Sugar Bowl; Manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company ; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: bowl): 8.5 × 12.5 × 7.5 cm (3 3/8 × 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3.5 × 6.3 cm (1 3/8 × 2 1/2 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 11 × 12.5 × 7.5 cm (4 5/16 × 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-62-a,b

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