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SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)

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SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

Around the center of the cup is a broad band in yellow decorated with a scattering of pink roses and blue bachelor buttons. Bands around the top and bottom are bordered in dusty pink with a band of a string of pearls on each, the whole outlined in gold on each side. The handle is decorated in gold. On the saucer is a white medallion containing a cluster of roses and a wreath of laurel leaves. The rim is in yellow and dusty pink like the cup.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1783
Size:
3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.124.2
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with crossed L's ,the date letters ff for 1783, and the mark an undetermined painter working c. 1771-1795; .2 has also a dotted circle for Sioux (Jean-Charles), âiné, flower painter,1752-92. >1 has 41 incised; .2 has 29 incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973