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Two-handled cup for saucer 65.1856a

Two-handled cup and saucer

probably 1789
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

3.3 x 16.3 x 11.3 cm (1 5/16 x 6 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1856b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Two handled cup and saucer. White ground bordered by turquoise overlayed with gilding of bows and leaves; draped festoons of roses. Handles on urn-shaped cup are white overlayed with gold leafage saucer decorated in like manner. “FM” in gilt on cup/saucer

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