Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Sugar Bowl and Cover</em>, ca. 1876. Porcelain, Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.30a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 68.87.29a-b_68.87.30a-b_68.87.31_68.87.32a-b_SL1.jpg)

Sugar Bowl and Cover

Artist:Union Porcelain WorksKarl L. H. Mueller

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1876

Dimensions: Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) Diameter of base: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Nations Divided, 1860–1910


Accession Number: 68.87.30a-b

Image: 68.87.29a-b_68.87.30a-b_68.87.31_68.87.32a-b_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sugar bowl and cover, part of tête-à-tête tea set (68.87.28-.32), hard paste porcelain. Henna ground with floral design, two white panels with flowers and butterflies, supported by four white rabbit feet, two handles composed of white doves resting on a pitcher plant. The top knob is in the shape of an African-American boy's head. Condition: Good

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