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Saucer - Soucoupe

Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pierre, Jean-Jacques le jeune (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.1368A-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 7

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.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Pierre, Jean-Jacques le jeune (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 'R'
Maker's mark in green-grey enamel

'P,'
Painter's mark in green-grey enamel for J.-J.Pierre

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Incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.5 cm

Object history note

Goes with C.1368-1919.

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Pierre le jeune, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1770.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Roses; Ribbon

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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