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sugar bowl
  • China
  • sugar bowl, early 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • lacquer, mother of pearl
  • Object Diameter: 8.9 cm
    Object Diameter: 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Cornelius Ruxton Love Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0096.02

Black lacquer sugar bowl lacquer with inlaid mother of pearl. The design, which is done in mother of pearl, has rocks and trees. The bowl has a circular foot and a flared rim.