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CUP (GOBELET) FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is white; the tray is lozenge-shape; on each piece is a broad band of stippled gold (sablé) enclosing bell flowers alternating blue and purple and facing up or down, attached to a wawy floral garland; in the center of the tray is a cluster of flowers sorrounded by a narrow vine with irregular leaves and red berries; this vine encircles the saucers and the lower body of the creamer, the bowl, the cups and only the spout of the pot; the creamer has three fet above each of which is a small molded yellow flower.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP (GOBELET) FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1770
Size:
1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.132.8
Signature marks:
MARK .8-9 (cup and saucer); .8 Crossed L's, the date letter r for 1770, a comma for Meraud (see .1), and x incised; .9 crossed L's, possibly the date letter r (partially effaced) and no visible incised mark.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"