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Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 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:

    319A-1902

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Saucer, porcelain, straight sided, trophy decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a white and blue fishscale ground. Rim hole.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Square
incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

Given by Col. F.R. Waldo-Sibthorp

Descriptive line

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

Production Note

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

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Festoons; Fish scale; Trophies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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