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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Fraunfelter China Company, American, 1923–1939
Manufacturer: Robeson-Rochester Corporation, American, founded 1923

“Royalite” Sugar Bowl and Creamer

ca. 1930

Porcelain with overglaze decoration

Sugar bowl: 5 1/2 × 6 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (13.97 × 15.88 × 9.53 cm)
Creamer: 4 1/4 × 5 7/8 × 3 3/4 in. (10.8 × 14.92 × 9.53 cm)
Gift of Christopher P. Monkhouse in memory of Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935
Manufactured in Zanesville, Ohio
20th century
Containers - Ceramics

Benefit Street Gallery (Alicia K. Miller, dealer), Providence, R.I., by 2003 [see note 1]; sold to Christopher P. Monkhouse, (1947–2021), Minneapolis, Minn., then Chicago, Ill., about 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2012

Note 1: According to the donor, this sugar bowl and creamer were purchased separately from its companion percolator, (object 2013.8.2a-f).

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