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Cup and saucer

Each cup is cylindrical in form and tapers slightly at the base to form the footring. The ear-shaped handle has foliate terminals. The saucer is in the shape of a shallow bowl. The three cups and saucers are decorated with a pale turquoise (petit verd) ground and the reserves are painted with...

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Inscription

None

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, 1760

Object Place

Sevres, France

Accession Number

65.1848a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain