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Title

Cup and saucer (gobelet Hebert)

1764

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -

  • Details

    Date
    1764
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    cup 6.6 x 10.0 x 7.8 cm; saucer 2.9 x 13.9 cm diam; combined 7.5 x 13.9 cm diam :

    a - cup, 6.6 x 10 x 7.8 cm

    b - saucer, 2.9 x 13.9 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.169.a-b
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    Artist information
    Sèvres

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  • About

    The pear-shaped cup, introduced in 1752, was probably named either after the dealer Thomas-Joachim Hébert, or another Hébert, secretary to the King, who was acting as a consultant to the factory at that period.

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