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GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is pale yellow. On the front of the cup is a quatrefoil outlined in plain gold, containing a basket of flowers and fruit in natural color on a white ground, resting on a dark purple ledge. On the sides are shaded pink scrolls containing clusters of pink roses and flanked by garlands of flowers. Similar motifs appear on the saucer, alternating with three quatrefoils, in the center a cluster of flowers and fruit, the exterior of the saucer and the interior of the cup are gilded.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1780
Size:
5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.123.2
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with Crossed L's, the date letter cc for 1780; laurel wreath- the mark for Nicolas Sisson/Sinesson, painter of flowers and birds 1773-95; also 2000- the mark of Vincent, gilder 1753-1806.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"