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Title

Cup and saucer (gobelet litron)


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

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


Details


Date

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


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, 107 (colour illus.). cat.no. 145