Cup and saucer

Second period
1763 to about 1775
Made at Tournai Manufactory


Object Place: Europe, Belgium

Dimensions

2.8 x 9.2 x 6.7 cm (1 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2006a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of cups and saucers. Yellow ground; cups with one cartouche decorated with exotic birds; saucers with center cartouche decorated with bouquet of flowers, gilding in like manner as tea pot. Mark: gold crossed swords with four crosses.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection