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Cup - Tasse enfoncee

Tasse enfoncee

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1768 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. Cameron

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup, porcelain, single double entwined handle with foliate ends, flowers en-grisaille decoration painted in enamels and gilt on a bright blue ground. Rim hole.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1768 (made)


Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

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

Painter's mark, a sun face or comet in blue enamel for unknown


Height: 9 cm, Diameter: 8.8 cm, Width: 10.8 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain with painted with flowers en-grisaille decoration, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1768

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

Waddesdon Cat. no. 86.


Soft paste porcelain


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns


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


Ceramics Collection

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