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Title

Tea service

1762

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -

Alternate image of Tea service by Sèvres
Alternate image of Tea service by Sèvres
Alternate image of Tea service by Sèvres
  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2010.196.a-f
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sèvres

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  • 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.

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