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Sugar Bowl (Pot à sucre Hébert)
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Sugar Bowl (Pot à sucre Hébert)


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The pot bears the mark of Louis-Jean Thévenet, a painter of flowers active at the factory from 1741 to 1777.
Conservation

The sugar bowl is intact but the lid has been broken roughly in half and repaired in the past. The old repairs were deteriorated. Old repairs were removed and replaced with conservation quality materials.

Date Description Narrative
9/01/2015TreatmentTreated for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Going for Baroque. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995-1996.
Provenance E. M. Hodgkins Collection, Paris, No. 12, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] On bowl: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter: E (1757); [Decorator's Mark] , (comma, Thévenet, père?)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
1757
Medium
soft paste porcelain with gilding
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.588
Measurements
H with lid: 2 11/16 × Diam.with lid: 2 1/2 in. (6.9 × 6.3 cm); Bowl H: 1 15/16 × Diam: 2 3/8 in. (4.9 × 6.1 cm); Lid H: 15/16 × Diam: 2 1/2 in. (2.4 × 6.3 cm).
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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