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Saucer - Soucoupe

Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pierre, Jean-Jacques le jeune (painter)
    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1391A-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded. Straight sloping sided. On a vert pomme ground with circular medallions wreathed in gold and containing roses.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1769 (made)

Artist/maker

Pierre, Jean-Jacques le jeune (painter)
Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'L's with date letter 'Q'
Maker's mark in black enamel

'P,'
Painter's mark in black enamel for Pierre jeune

'da'
Incised

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.8 cm

Object history note

Goes with cup C.1391-1919.

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, painted by Pierre le jeune, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1769.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Medallions; Roses; Wreaths

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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