Sugar Bowl, ca. 1770

  • Royal Worcester, English, founded 1751

Soft-paste porcelain with polychrome enamel and gilding

  • Overall: 5 3/4 × 4 5/8 inches (14.6 × 11.7 cm) Bowl: 3 × 4 5/8 inches (7.6 × 11.7 cm) Lid: 2 3/4 × 4 3/4 inches (7 × 12.1 cm)

Gift of Robert H. Tannahill

51.18

On View

  • British S3BB
  • British S3BB

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Scrollwork
  • Polychromy
  • Enameling
  • Gilding
  • Soft paste porcelain
  • Enamel
  • Ceramic
  • Tableware
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Sugar bowl
  • Worcester
  • Grapes (berry fruit)
  • Apples (fruits)
  • Cherries (fruits)
  • Dragonfly
  • Strawberries (fruits)

(By 1951, Jas A. Lewis & Sons, Inc., New York, NY)

1951-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

You, Yao-Fen. "From Novelty to Necessity: The Europeanization of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate." In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, pp. 57, 61 (ill.), 132, cat. 66.

Royal Worcester, Sugar Bowl, ca. 1770, soft-paste porcelain with polychrome enamel and gilding. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill, 51.18.