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CREAMER 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 light blue with oeil de perdrix; the tray is lozenge-shaped; on each piece is a medallion reserved in white framed by a plain gold band, containing a landscape variuosly with a body of water, buildings in the distance and small figurines; on the rim of the tray and the saucers there are also plain white panels through which passes a vine with red berries; the creamer and the cups also have this vine on a white ground.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
CREAMER FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
3 15/16 in. (10 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.147.2
Signature marks:
MARK .2 (creamer) Crossed L's on two of the feet; no visible incised mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"