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Title

Cup and saucer

1765

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -

Alternate image of Cup and saucer by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and saucer by Sèvres
  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2010.198.a-b
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sèvres

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  • 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.

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    Referenced in 1 publication

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