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Teacup and saucer

Straight-sided cup and deep saucer with deep pink ground, both elaborately decorated with band of floral sprays separated by blue and gold borders, edged with puce beading and iron red and yellow trim. Saucer has central medallion of bouquet of roses. Cornflower garland at base of cup and at...

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Marks

Interlaced Ls, HP below, all in gold. incised 47. Saucer has same painted marks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

Gobelet litron et soucoupe

French, About 1775–80

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1984.978a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain