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Cup - (Tasse) gobelet litron, 3rd size
  • (Tasse) gobelet litron, 3rd size
    Sèvres porcelain factory
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(Tasse) gobelet litron, 3rd size

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. Waldo-Sibthorp

  • Museum number:

    319-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 8

Physical description

Cup, porcelain, double-ended ear-shaped handle, trophy decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a white and blue fishscale ground.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

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

an anchor
Painter's mark in blue enamel for Charles Buteux

'da'
incised

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 cm, Diameter: 5.6 cm, Width: 7.9 cm maximum

Object history note

Given by Col. F.R. Waldo-Sibthorp

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain, trophy decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a white and blue fishscale ground, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1770

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

C.1357-1919 similar dec.

Production Note

aquired as Tournay, 19th century, in 18th century Sèvres style

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Festoons; Trophies; Scale pattern

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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