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Title

Two handled soup bowl and cover

circa 1740

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
Alternate image of Two handled soup bowl and cover by Meissen
  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.47.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Meissen

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  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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