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TEAPOT FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The small teapot is white with broad border of stippled gold (sablé) and with painted blue and purple bell flowers linked by floral garlands around the top section and cover. In addition, the spout is decorated with a narrow vine of leaves and berries.

Object name:
TEAPOT FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1767
Size:
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.132.4-5
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .4-5 (teapot and lid) unmarked. .4 with illegible incised mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973