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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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Cup: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter H, painter's mark of a scrolling N of Francois-Joseph Aloncle (active at Sevres 1758-81) below, both in blue enamel; incised OO. Saucer: painted marks as above, incised reversed S.


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


Overall (cup): 6.1 x 9.3 x 7.3 cm (2 3/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 7/8 in.) Overall (saucer): 3.1 x 13.4 cm (1 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold




Ceramics, Porcelain