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Ice Cup (Tasse à glace) from the Rohan Service (one of 12)

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Ice Cup (Tasse à glace) from the Rohan Service (one of 12)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue. The shape is like an urn with a flared rim and a pedestal foot. On each is a panel reserved in white framed by oak leaves in gold springing from a gold oak branch below. Each panel is painted with one exotic bird, a leafy branch, and other foliage.

Category:
CERAMICS, FRENCH
Object name:
Ice Cup (Tasse à glace) from the Rohan Service (one of 12)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1771-1772
Size:
cup __2.56 IN
cup __6.51 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.65.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __.1 Crossed L's in blue, and cp in green for Chappuis (Antoine-Joseph), aîné, painter of birds and landscapes 1761-87; T incised
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"