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CUP

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

Around the upper half of the cup and in the rim of the saucer is a band in pale yellowish green with scrolls in gold and three rectangular panels painted with flowers on a brown background and three small oval medallions with motifs on a pink ground. The lower half of the cup is white with gold interlaced lines that formed abstract motifs as is the center of the saucer which also has a medallion in the middle.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
2 3/4 × 4 13/16 in. (7 × 12.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.141.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup): S.76 in green oval, scratched out. 2 (saucer): S.74 green oval scratched out. .1 and .2 the cipher of Louis Philippe and Sèvres 1844 in gold and Château d'Eu in red; .1 m 76 2 ab incised; .2 M - 74 - 6 incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973