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Cup and saucer

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Both the beaker-shaped cup and the saucer are octafoil, the sides gently lobed and the rims undulating. The handle of the cup is especially interesting. It is in the form of a twig, attached at the top with a six-petaled rosette, then making two loops, one at the top, the other at the bottom...

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Marks

on base of cup: (1) in blue enamel: interlaced Ls enclosing a dot (2) incised: unidentified mark (3) in blue enamel: interlaced Ls enclosing a dot (4) incised: c

Provenance

By 1961, Rita and Frits Markus; 1982, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Gobelet lizonné et soucoupe

French, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6.7 x 9.2 cm (2 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.777a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain