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Cup - (Tasse) gobelet litron, 4th size
  • (Tasse) gobelet litron, 4th size
    Chappuis, Antoine-Joseph aîné
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(Tasse) gobelet litron, 4th size

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1766 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chappuis, Antoine-Joseph aîné (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.1354-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. With a loop handle. Painted with a bird in a landscape in a medallion. Blue nouveau ground.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1766 (made)

Artist/maker

Chappuis, Antoine-Joseph aîné (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 'N'
Maker's mark in blue enamel

'cp'
Painter's mark in blue enamel for Chappuis aine

36
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Diameter: 4.7 cm, Width: 6.7 cm maximum

Object history note

Goes with saucer C.1354A-1919.

Descriptive line

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Chappuis aîné, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1766.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Birds; Medallion; Landscape; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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