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This and 8 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Cabaret Service (France).

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Sugar Bowl And Lid (France)

This is a Sugar bowl and lid. It was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. We acquired it in 1981. Its medium is enameled and gilt hard paste porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This service shows the fascination with precise renderings from nature featured in Pierre-Joseph Redouté’s and other artists’ botanical studies and Sèvres porcelain during the early 19th century. Not all porcelain was made for entertaining large numbers of people—an intimate tête-à-tête with someone grand could require a small service such as this.

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Sugar Bowl And Lid (France); Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); enameled and gilt hard paste porcelain; 1981-38-4-a,b

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