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Title

Cup and saucer


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

This cup shape, introduced in 1753, was named after one of the factory’s early shareholders, Antoine-Augustin Bouillard. The form of decoration, which is also found on other cup shapes, is probably based on a fabric design.


Details


Date

1765


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

cup 6.1 x 9.3 x 7.0 cm; saucer 3.2 x 13.4 cm diam :

a - cup; 6.1 x 9.3 x 7 cm

b - saucer; 3.2 x 13.4 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2010.198.a-b


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, 100 (colour illus.). cat.no. 127