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ICE CUP (TASSE À GLACE), ONE OF 12

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue; the cup has a flaring lip and a pedestal foot; a panel on the front reserved in white, contains a cluster of flowers in natural colors, framed by leaf scrolls and floral sprays in gold.

Object name:
ICE CUP (TASSE À GLACE), ONE OF 12
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1778
Size:
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.63.8
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .8 Crossed L's, the date letter AA within for 1778; flowerette under- for Choisy (Hirel de) painter of flowers and arabesques 1771-1800.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973