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Cup and Saucer (gobelet litron et soucoupe)

Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: A.-V. Vieillard

Decorator: P.J.A Vieillard

Date: 1787
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Outside Diameter: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 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: G83.1.1085.1-.2
DescriptionSèvres coffee cup and saucer, of small size and a deep saucer. The brilliant 'jaune jonquille' ground is decorated with delicately drawn formalized scrolls linking baskets filled with roses, and in brown monochrome. The handle of the cup is enriched with gilding and there are gold and brown line borders.