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SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The edge is painted dark blue with gold dots, around the cup are four blank white medallions framed by gold scrolls and surrounded by oeil de perdrix with red circles of dots enclosing blue dots, between these medallions are four areas of blue lattice with red fleurettes at the crossings, sprays of varied flowers rim the bottom edges and areas above. The saucer has the same decoration.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1765
Size:
4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.145.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer)have crossed L's, the date letter M for 1765 and the mark for the painter Noel (1755-1804), all in blue. .1 has l g and a "horizontal" s incised; .2 has only the "horizontal" s incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"