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Cup - (Tasse) gobelet Hebert

(Tasse) gobelet Hebert

  • Object:

    Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    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.1369-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. With a double entwined foliate ended handle. Round the top is a border of diapered panels bounded by gilt palm branches with ropes of garland flowers dependent therefrom.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

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

Astronomical sign for Mars
Painter's mark in blue enamel for unknown

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 7.8 cm, Width: 9.8 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Diaper; Palm leaf; Panels; Flowers; Garlands

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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