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Title

Cup and saucer (gobelet Hebert)

1764


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


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.


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


Accession number

L2012.169.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, 100 (colour illus.). cat.no. 126