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Sugar Bowl with Holzschnitt Blumen

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toJohann Gottfried Klinger

Date: c.1740-1745
Overall (G83.1.622.1-2): 10.8 x 11.1 cm (4 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.622.1-2
DescriptionMeissen yellow ground sugar bowl and cover, painted by the "Shadow Painter", Johann Gottfried Klinger, of circular shape with slightly mounded lid. The bowl and lid reserved with two barbed and lobed panels outlined in sepia and enclosing floral clusters including tulips, carnations, anemones and sweet peas with shadowed flying insects, in polychrome enamels. Bud finial heightened with gilding.