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EGG CUP (COQUETIER), ONE OF SIX

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

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.

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:
24.62.4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .4 Crossed L's in blue, the mark for Massy, painter of flowers, 1779-1803, and vd in gold- possibly the mark for a gilder called Pierre-Jean Baptiste Vande (1779-1824).
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973