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Title

Two handled soup bowl and cover

circa 1740


Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -


About

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.


Details


Date

circa 1740


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hard-paste porcelain


Dimensions

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


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.47.a-b


Artist information

Meissen

Works in the collection

38


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 18 (colour illus.). cat.no. 11