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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

A broad band at the top of the cup contains whorls in gold and magenta alternating with oval medallions in reddish brown linked by garlands of flowers on a dotted ground in pink and blue, at the top edge are trapezoidal blue panels each with a gold swag, the lower part of the cup is plain white with narrow, plain swags of leaves and berries. The saucer has the same decorative scheme as the cup.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
4.9 x 10.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.148.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Neither .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) are marked; .1 has F o incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"