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(Tasse) gobelet litron, 2nd size

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1772 (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:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 1

Physical description

Form: double-ended ear-shaped handle
Ground: bleu nouveau
Decoration: putti
Rim hole

Place of Origin

France (made)


1772 (made)


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 't'
Maker's mark

'ch' in blue enamel for Chabry fils
Painter's mark



Height: 6.6 cm, Diameter: 6.6 cm, Width: 9 cm maximum

Object history note

D.M. Currie Bequest

Descriptive line

Soft-paste porcelain cup, painted in enamels and gilt with pastoral scences, made at Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1772


Soft-paste porcelain


Enamelling; Gilding; Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Laurel wreaths; Cherub; Landscapes (representations); Trees; Children (people by age group); Putti


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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