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Cup - (Tasse) gobelet litron, 2nd size
  • (Tasse) gobelet litron, 2nd size
    Sèvres porcelain factory
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(Tasse) gobelet litron, 2nd size

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1781 (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.461-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 7

Physical description

Form: kicked loop handle and acanthus
Ground: bl.celeste
Decoration: pastoral interior

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1781 (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 purplish bl.enamel with date letter 'dd'
Maker's mark

'VB' in purplish blue enamel for C.-G.-G. Buteux
Painter's mark

'HP' in bright blue enamel for Henri-Martin Prevost
Gilder's mark

40
incised

6
incised

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 7 cm, Width: 9.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Soft-paste porcelain cup, painted and gilded with a rustic interior, made at Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1781

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rothschild Cat. no. 1589

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques

Enamelling; Painting (image-making); Gilding

Subjects depicted

Interior views; Ornament; Scrolling foliage

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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