An image of Two handled soup bowl and cover

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Two handled soup bowl and cover

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

A covered bowl of this kind was used to serve light soups during the morning toilette or on other occasions when a light meal was required. The bowl would have had a matching porcelain stand. The handles are of a form deriving from silverware.

Year
circa 1740
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
13.1 x 25.0 x 18.6 cm :
a - soup bowl; 6.3 x 25 x 17.6 cm
b - cover; 7.3 x 18.6 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.47.a-b