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Title

Cup and saucer (gobelet litron)

1775

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 –

  • Details

    Date
    1775
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    cup 7.7 x 9.9 x 7.5 cm; saucer 2.9 x 15.0 cm diam :

    a - cup, 7.7 x 9.9 x 7.5 cm

    b - saucer, 2.9 x 15 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    Grand Courts
    Accession number
    L2010.199.a-b
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sèvres

    Works in the collection

    37

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  • About

    The scene on the cup is based on a design by Boucher recorded both in an etching by the artist and in a print by Gilles Demarteau. It seems unlikely that a cup so finely decorated was ever intended for use.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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