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Sweetmeat Dishes (Set of Two)

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Sweetmeat Dishes (Set of Two)

Maker: Meissen (active Meissen, Germany, 1708-present)

Date: 1830
Medium: Porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 1/2 x 12in. (21.6 x 30.5cm)
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object number: 60.297.1-2
Label Text
Sweetmeats are fruit preserved in thick, sugary syrup. One 1850s recipe called for a pound of sugar for every pound of fruit.