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Cup - (Tasse) Gobelet Hebert

(Tasse) Gobelet Hebert

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1764 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by D. M. Currie

  • Museum number:

    C.418-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case V, shelf 1

Physical description

Form: double entwined foliate ended handle
Ground: bleu celeste
Decoration: birds in landscapes

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1764 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'L's in blue enamel with date letter 'L'
Maker's mark

'N' in script in blue enamel for Aloncle
Painter's mark

Dimensions

Height: 6.6 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm, Width: 9.9 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Porcelain cup, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1764

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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