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SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE), ONE OF TWO

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SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE), ONE OF TWO

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is light blue with oeil de perdrix, the cup has a panel reserved in white with a seated soldier holding his hat, on the saucer the panel has a landscape with a couple riding a donkey in the background, in both pieces the rims are decorated with stylized foliage in a heart-shaped design and fretwork on white.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SAUCER FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE), ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1787
Size:
5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.152.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; LABEL .1 Crossed L's, the date letter jj under, for 1787; 48 incised .2 (saucer) Crossed L's, the date letter jj to the left, for 1787, and M to the right for Morin (Jean-Louis) painter of figures and infants, flowers seascapes and military subjects; 44 incised. Old paper sticker with illegible writing.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"