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Title

Cup and saucer (gobelet Bouillard)

1767


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

This form of decoration in which the ground colour is covered with gilded discs (‘mouches d’or’) seems to have been especially popular c1767, though it was also revived in the 1780s.


Details


Date

1767


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

cup 6.1 x 9.2 x 7.2 cm; saucer 3.0 x 14.2 cm diam


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.179.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, 102 (colour illus.). cat.no. 133