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Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baudouin, François père (gilder)
    Bunel, Marie-Barbe (painter)
    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1344-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Straight slanting sides. Concentric circles intertwined with forget-me-not flowers. Rose in centre.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Baudouin, François père (gilder)
Bunel, Marie-Barbe (painter)
Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

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

'BD'
Painter's mark in blue enamel for Baudouin pere

'mb'
Painter's mark in blue enamel for Marie-Barbe Bunel

29
Incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.2 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, decorated by Baudouin pere and Bunel, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1785.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Forget-me-nots (flowers); Roses

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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