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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

The ground is white. Around the top and bottom edges of the cup and the edge of the saucer is a blue and white striped band entwined by a plain gold ribbon, on both the cup and the saucer are two rows of curving green palm fronds intersecting with gold leaf sprays, the space between every other pair of fronds is covered with small circles of red dots.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.154.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Both .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) are unmarked; .1 has J B and also j d incised; .2 has x incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"