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Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1791 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs T. R. P. Hole

  • Museum number:

    C.254A-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Form: straight sided, no indent
Ground: purple
Decoration: chinoiseries
Rim hole

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1790-1791 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'L's surmounte by a crown, all in red enamel
Maker's mark

a triangle in red enamel for Dieu
Painter's mark

SC
incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.8 cm

Object history note

Mrs. T.R.P. Hole Bequest.

Descriptive line

Porcelain saucer, painted in enamels and gilt, made by Sèvres porcelain factory, France, about 1790-1791

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Bridge; Pagoda; Figures (representations); Butterfly; Bird

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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