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Ice Cup, one of six; Tasse à Glace

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Ice Cup, one of six; Tasse à Glace

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is pink, the shape is like an urn with a flaring lip and a pedestal foot, the handle is a scroll, on the front of each cup is a panel reserved in white containing a cluster of flowers in color, framed by gold flower sprays and palm fronds.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1775
Size:
2 3/8 in. (6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.101.6
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .6 Crossed L's, an X to the left, the date letter for 1775; to the right the mark for Buteux (Charles-Nicolas), in brown, painter of flowers and gilder 1763-1801; Also the mark for Chavaux (Michel-Barnabé) in brown, gilder 1752-1788; four dots for Theodore, painter and gilder, 1765-1779, in blue
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973