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Title

Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce)

1771

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 –

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Alternate image of Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce) by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce) by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce) by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce) by Sèvres
Alternate image of Cup and socketed saucer (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce) by Sèvres
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  • Details

    Date
    1771
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    soft-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    cup 8.6 x 10.7 x 8.7; saucer 4.1 x 15.2 cm diam; combined 9.4 x 15.2 cm diam :

    a - cup, 8.6 x 10.7 x 8.7 cm

    b - saucer, 4.1 x 15.2 cm

    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.184.a-b
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Sèvres

    Works in the collection

    37

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  • About

    The socketed saucer (as distinct from the trembleuse, which is a saucer with a raised rim) was perhaps originally designed for Madame de Pompadour who, before her death in 1764, was the factory’s only recorded client for the shape.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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