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An image of Cup and saucer (gobelet litron) by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and saucer (gobelet litron) by Sèvres

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Title
Cup and saucer (gobelet litron)
Year
1785
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

cup 5.8 x 7.4 x 5.5 cm; saucer 3.0 x 12.0 cm diam

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.191.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The style of decoration recalls that of the ‘arabesque service’ designed by the architect Louis Masson for Marie-Antoinette in 1783.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 107 (colour illus.). cat.no. 145