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CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)

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CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The background is yellow. At the top and bottom edges of the cup and in the center and at the edge of the saucer are blue bands divided at regular intervals with darker blue vertical stripes. Around the body of the cup and around the saucer are two delicate garlands of flowers and leaves between which are scattered flowers and leaves.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1788
Size:
5.9 x 11.6 cm (2 5/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.126.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with crossed L's, KK within, for 1788, and outside the L's the initials P B for Philippe Boucot, painter of flowers, birds, and arabesques, 1785-1791
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973