"Royalite" Sugar Bowl and Creamer Manufacturer: Fraunfelter China Company (American, 1923–1939)
Manufacturer: Robeson-Rochester Corporation (American, founded 1923)


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)

Credit Line

Gift of Christopher P. Monkhouse in memory of Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935

Accession Number



20th century


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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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Object/Work type

creamers, sugar bowls


"[star] FRAUNFELTER [star] CHINA / CHIC [within a lozenge]" [within a double oval] stamped in black, and "2638" stamped in red on underside of creamer; "[star] FRAUNFELTER [star] CHINA / CHIC [within a lozenge]" [within a double oval] stamped in black, "2638" stamped in red, and "ROYAL-ROCHESTER / HAND-DECORATED / Royalite / ELECTRIC CHINAWARE" [in mustard within a purple crest edged in mustard scrolls] transferprinted on underside of sugar bowl

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