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Saucer

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The ground is yellow. On the front of the cup is a farmyard scene painted in color with a couple dancing to the tune of a bagpipe player, and others drinking, framed with a gold band tooled with a zig-zag motif, the rest of the cup and saucer have each a band of laurel and another of oak, both in gold, on the center of the saucer is a medallion reseved in white printed with two blue ewers and grape vines with clusters of grapes.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.122.2
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) marked with crossed L's, the date letter P and the letter K for Dodin ??(1754-1802), painter of figures, landscapes and attributes. .2 (saucer) crossed L's and W underneath for Riocreux ?? painter (1769-74)/ or Weidinger ??, gilder 1795-1817; 45 incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973