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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

Around the top and bottom of the cup is a green band outlined in gold and containing a wavy band of gold laurel leaves, around the center on white are four medallions framed with pink roses enclosing gold dots, between these are crossed sprays of green and yellow leaves with red berries and small triangles with gold lattice on dark red, the saucer has the same motifs adapted to its shape.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1770
Size:
4.4 x 10.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.146.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) have crossed L's, and the date letter R for 1770, and the mark for Thèvenet (Louis-Jean)père, painter of flowers, 1741-1777; .1 has d d incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973