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SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

Handle in the shape of intertwined twigs. At top rim a turquoise area above five arched gilt vines, under each, on a white ground are three clusters of flowers, one attached by a slender twig to an end of an arch. Saucer: five slightly undulating lobes edged in toothed gilt and with decoration similar to that on the cup.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
SAUCER (SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Vincennes, France
Date made:
1753
Size:
5 1/2 in. (14 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.37.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) Crossed L's, the date letter A for 1753, and fleur de lys under-for Taillandier (Vincent), painter of flowers and small objects, 1753-90; 4 incised. .2 (saucer) Crossed L's, the date letter A for 1753, and T with a dot over-for Binet (Jean-Francois), painter of flowers 1750-1775.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"