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EGG CUP (COQUETIER) (ONE OF SIX)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise. Each cup has two panels framed in gold and united by swags of flowers and leaves in gold also. Flowers are painted in colors on a white ground in the medallions.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
EGG CUP (COQUETIER) (ONE OF SIX)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1783
Size:
4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.62.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .1 Crossed L's in blue, ff for 1783, and the mark for Massy, painter of flowers, 1778-1802; 45 incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"