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For Covered cup 65.1853b-c. The bucket-shaped cup has two ear-shaped handles and a domed cover surmounted by a flower knop. The saucer has deep sloping sides. The white ground is decorated with hexagons formed of turquoise and red oeil de perdrix linked by blue dots enclosing larger oeil de ...

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Marks

Cup: Incised reversed S and aR?. Stand: incised da

Provenance

By 1944, J.P. Morgan, New York [see note 1]; March 22-25, 1944, J. P. Morgan sold through Parke Bernet, lot 643 to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession date: December 24, 1965) NOTES: [1] J. P. Morgan inventory numbers P.M. 1622A and P.M.1622C in red enamel paint on bases of cup and stand; number on underside of cover mostly obliterated.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

soucoupe

French, about 1785

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (cup with cover): 15.3 x 16.8 x 12.2 cm (6 x 6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Overall (saucer): 4.9 x 21.7 cm (1 15/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1853a

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain