Cup and saucer
Made by Doccia Manufactory (Italy)
Object Place: Europe, Italy
5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelain, enamel decoration, gilding
Not On View
Cup is cylindrical with vertical sides, undecorated interior, square handle. Exterior is decorated with grisaille landscape of ruined archway and trees in a square panel. Saucer has a grisaille landscape with cattle, water, and boats in harbor within a square field; also rich gold scrollwork border.
Paper label on saucer inscribed: "Sevres. Lucien Bonaparte."
Paper label on cup is overwritten in pencil, "Doccia"
On underside of saucer: underglaze iron-red star, for Doccia
1884, gift of Caroline Louise Williams French, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 15, 1884)
Gift of Miss C. L. French