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CUP (GOBELET HÉBERT ET SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise blue, the decoration of the cup is divided into two wavy areas, the upper in blue with gold leafy scrolls, the lower in white with sprays of flowers in color curving inside the waves, at the foot is a narrow pointed band in blue, the handle in the shape of two intertwined sprigs. The saucer with five lobes is decorated like the cup, the flower sprays in the lobes are crossed, in the center is a ten-pointed band of blue enclosing a cluster of flowers.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP (GOBELET HÉBERT ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1758
Size:
2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.38.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 (cup) mark partially effaced; j c incised; .2 (saucer) Crossed L's, the date letter F for 1758
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973