A covered bowl of this kind was used to serve light soups during the morning toilette or on other occasions when a light meal was required. The bowl would have had a matching porcelain stand. The handles are of a form deriving from silverware.
13.1 x 25.0 x 18.6 cm :
a - soup bowl; 6.3 x 25 x 17.6 cm
b - cover; 7.3 x 18.6 cm
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Referenced in 1 publication
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 18 (colour illus.). cat.no. 11