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CUP (GOBELET "LITRON")

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is pale yellow, around the lower part of the cup and in the center of the saucer are delicate cascading bouquets, sprays and garlands of flowers and leaves, all in blue. Around the top portion of the cup and on the rim of the saucer is a vine scroll of leaves in red, blue and green.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP (GOBELET "LITRON")
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1788
Size:
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.125.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with crossed L's and outside KK for 1788 and D T under- for Dutanda, painter of flowers (1763-1802); Also F M in gold- possibly the mark of the gilder Francois Mirey 1785-1802
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"