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Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • 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:

    C.466A-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Form: straight sided
Ground: bleu nouveau
Decoration: putti
Rim hole

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

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

2
incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.8 cm

Object history note

D.M. Currie Bequest

Descriptive line

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

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

cf. plate C.1444-1919 same putto

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques

Enamelling; Gilding; Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Putti; Pastoral; Trees; Laurel wreaths; Children (people by age group); Landscape; Allegory; Cherub

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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