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Soucoupe

  • Object:

    Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1758-1759 (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.1420-1919

  • 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. On a vert pomme ground is a circular medallion edged with floral scrollwork and containing a landscape with a church, a stream, a fisherman and a sluice.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1758-1759 (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 'f'
Maker's mark in blue enamel

A caduceus
Painter's mark in blue enamel for unknown, previously attributed to Gomery

'*'

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.3 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1758-1759.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Scrollwork; Fisherman; Church; Stream; Landscape; Flowers; Sluice

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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