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Tea cup

Tea cup

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1867-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, pierced decoration, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mons. le Ministre de l'Instruction Publique et des Beaux Arts

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 3

Physical description

Tea cup of hard-paste porcelain, with pierced decoration and bamboo handles; imitation of Chinese porcelain.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1867-1876 (made)


Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, pierced decoration, glazed


Height: 4.4 cm, Diameter: 7.0 cm

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer, hard-paste porcelain, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1867-1876


Hard paste porcelain


Glazed; Pierced


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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