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Title

Tea service

1762


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

The patterned ground is a striated form of the rose marbré (marbled pink) ground fashionable during the period 1760–63. A blue ground has been applied over the pink and scraped away to produce the pattern before being heightened with streaks of gold over the blue.


Details


Date

1762


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

tray 4.3 x 21.0 x 19.0 cm; milk jug 8.6 x 8.4 x 6.0 cm; sugar bowl 5.6 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm; cover 3.5 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm; combined height 7.9 cm; cup 6.1 x 9.2 x 7.3 cm; saucer 2.8 x 11.6 cm diam


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2010.196.a-f


Artist information

Sèvres

Works in the collection

37


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 96 (colour illus., detail), 99 (colour illus.). cat.no. 125