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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-blue; 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:
1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.62.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .3 Crossed L's in blue, the mark for Massy (marks being partially gone) painter of flowers, 1778-1802.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"