Cup and saucer

French
1754–55
Made at Vincennes Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

7 x 9 x 6.2 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1345a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, with enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Turquoise blue (bleu celeste) with white reserve outlined in gold. Polychrome flowers on white.

Markings

Interlaced L's enclosing date letter B in blue.

Provenance

J. Seligmann, Lucerne (paper label). By 1911, Dudley Leavitt Pickman (b. 1850 - d. 1938), Boston [see note]; 1934, gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA on May 19, 1911.

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman