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CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

A broad band at the top of the cup contains swirls in gold and magenta alternating with oval medallions in reddish brown linked by garlands of flowers on a dotted ground in pink and blue, at the top edge are trapezoidal blue panels each with a gold swag, the lower part of the cup is plain white with narrow, plain swags of leaves and berries. The saucer has the same decorative scheme as the cup.

Object name:
CUP FROM A SET (GOBELET LITRON ET SOUCOUPE)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
4.9 x 10.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.148.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Neither .1 (cup) and .2 (saucer) are marked; .1 has F o incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973