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SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is canary yellow. On the front of the cup is an oval medallion and on the saucer a round one. Each contains a landscape in monochrome brown (sepia) with a bridge over a waterfall, a tree at the right, a building at the left, the cup has in addition a single fishermen seated in the foreground, each piece has a vine scroll at the rim in a paler brown interrupted by two handled vases.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1789
Size:
5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.128.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with crossed L's, Ll within for the date 1789, flanked by the letter J to the left and H to the right; also the battle axe for Rosset, painter of flowers and landscapes 1753-1795; .1 has 44 and 49 incised, .2 has 34 incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973