Cup and saucer

French
about 1770–75
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France), Gilder Jean-Pierre Boulanger (French, 1722–1785)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

8.3 x 9.5 x 7.1 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.992a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Straight-sided cup with softly rounded base on straight foot rim; deep, rounded saucer. Apple green ground with broad gilt scrolls and floral swags around rim.

Markings

Cup: Interlaced Ls; GD below, B in script below in grey enamel. Incised "mc". Saucer: painted marks as above, incised "mc"

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie to the MFA in 1986 (Accession Date: January 21, 1987)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie