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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:

    1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    3616-1856

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup, soft-paste porcelain, kicked loop handle and acanthus, decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a white ground with blue bands.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'L's enclosing letter 'hh'
Maker's mark, in blue enamel with date letter 'hh'

'P,'
Painter's mark, in blue enamel for Jean-Jacques Pierre

'LF'
Gilder's mark, in blue enamel for André-Joseph La France

'29'
incised

'3'
incised

Dimensions

Height: 6.6 cm, Diameter: 6.6 cm, Width: 9.1 cm maximum

Object history note

Bought for £6 with saucer.

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain, decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a white ground with blue bands, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1785

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

L.Chevignard p.132 ref. La France

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Acanthus; Medallions; Vases; Flowers; Scrolls; Classicism

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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