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Cover from Cup and Saucer; Gobelet Couvert et Soucoupe Enfoncé

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is pale green, the center of the saucer is socketed to secure the base of the cup-a shape sometimes called a trembleuse, the front of the cup has a panel reserved in white painted with a bouquet of flowers in a basket on a stone ledge, the cover and the saucer have each two similar panels, the green areas between the panels have ribbon bows and floral garlands in gold.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft-paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1778
Size:
3 9/16 in. (9 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.158.3
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) with Crossed L's, aa for 1778 inside, nad C under, for Castel (Philippe), painter of birds and ornaments; .1 has incised 41 and 26; .2 has 37 incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"