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Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lille porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.534-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 1

Physical description

Porcelain saucer, outer decoration of zig-zag line painted in red and blue enamels intersected by gilt fleur-de-lis and arrows, the centre with 'VS' in monogram.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1785-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Lille porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

a crowned dolphin
stencilled in red

Descriptive line

Porcelain saucer with blue, red and gilt decoration, by Lille porcelain factory, France, ca. 1785-1790

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Arrows; Fleurs-de-lis

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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