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Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
On view in: French Porcelain Room
About this object
The ground is green, a band reserved in white at the rim of both cup and the saucer contains a ribbon with the tricolor intertwined with a garland of roses, a similar band on the bottom of the cup contains a garland of leaves and red berries, there are two medallions on the cup, one painted with the fasces and the other with a compass or triangle, two of the four medallions on the saucer are similarly decorated, a third has a ghost of a Phyrigian cap and fourth one in the center contains a cluster of pansies, all reserved in white.
- Object name:
- SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)
- Made from:
- Soft paste porcelain
- Made in:
- Sèvres, France
- Date made:
- 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Detailed information for this item
- Catalog number:
- Signature marks:
- MARK Both marked Sevres and R. F and qq for 1794; also the mark for Laroche, painter of flowers, garlands and bouquets, 1760-1800, and HP in gold- for Henry-Martin Prévost, gilder, 1757-97. The cup (.1) has I N (in reverse) incised and also 28 incised; the saucer (.2) has 29 incised.
- Credit line:
- Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
- Featured in publication:
- "Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"