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Cup and Saucer (Gobelet litron et soucoupe)

Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Pierre-Joseph Rosset

Gilder: André-Joseph La France

Date: 1786
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.1079.1-2): 6.5 x 8.7 x 6.7 cm (2 9/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Sèvres
Object number: G83.1.1079.1-2
DescriptionSèvres jaune jonquille coffee cup and saucer, each painted on the rim en grisaille with travellers in a continuous landscape above a blue and gold dotter border. There is a wide yellow band patterned with gilt dots shaded in iron-red.