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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:

    1767 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    524-1875

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 2

Physical description

Cup, soft-paste porcelain, kicked loop handle and acanthus form, decorated with images of birds painted in enamels and other decoration in gilt on a bleu celeste ground. Rim hole.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1767 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'L's and letter 'o'
Maker's mark, in blue enamel with date letter

'. . .'
Painter's mark three dots in blue enamel for J.-B. Tandart

'7'
incised

'42'
incised

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 6.9 cm, Width: 9.3 cm maximum

Object history note

Bought for £15 from Bond Collection with saucer.

Descriptive line

Cup, soft-paste porcelain, decorated with images of birds painted in enamels, made at Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1767

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Birds

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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