Sugar Bowl with Lid; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)
Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
dia: 2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm) (show scale)
Bowl marked on underside: “Rd No.24209” within a rectangle, with “POMEGRANITE” above and “FWG” below.
Gift of Paul F. Walter
A rounded sugar bowl with lid, decorated with transfer-printed polychrome designs of stylized branches and pomegranates on a white ground. At center is an open picture book revealing a scene with a girl leaning on a fence, flanked by a Chinese brush and ink landscape on light blue ground and a rounded fan decorated with fish in the Chinese style. The round lid with an acorn-shaped knob topped with gold. Gilt lines along rim of bowl and lid. Part of a 11-piece tea set.
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Sugar Bowl with Lid; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service), ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, lid: height. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.89a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1993.209.89a-b.jpg)
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