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Cup - (Tasse) gobelet Hebert, 3rd size
  • (Tasse) gobelet Hebert, 3rd size
    Thévenet, Louis-Jean père
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(Tasse) gobelet Hebert, 3rd size

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1764 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thévenet, Louis-Jean père (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.1351-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tea cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Round the top on a band of pink dots is a narrower band containing a Greek-key pattern in blue broken by four small circular medallions. Double entwined foliate ended handle. Decorated with a fret pattern and laurel wreaths.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1764 (made)

Artist/maker

Thévenet, Louis-Jean père (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 'L'
Maker's mark in blue enamel

A pin (?)
Painter's mark in blue enamel for Thévenet pere

FR
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm, Diameter: 6.8 cm, Width: 8.5 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Tea cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Thévenet père, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1764.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Laurel; Medallions; Key

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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