Soucoupe

Saucer
1770 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Round the rim is a wavy circlet of roses intertwined regularly with a wavy green ribbon. In the middle is a single rose.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Pierre le jeune, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1770.
Physical Description
Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Round the rim is a wavy circlet of roses intertwined regularly with a wavy green ribbon. In the middle is a single rose.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 9.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Interlaced 'L's with date letter 'R' (Maker's mark in green-grey enamel)
  • 'P,' (Painter's mark in green-grey enamel for J.-J.Pierre)
  • da (Incised)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Object history
Goes with C.1368-1919.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.1368A-1919

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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