Cup and saucer

English
about 1760
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England), In the manner of Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

5.7 x 7.8 x 5.6 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.426a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with transfer-printed and painted enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cup has Rococo style single handle and two scenes probably inspired by J. B. Pillement, which are charcoal-black transfer-printed. The associated saucer, also charcoal-black transfer-printed, repeats the main cup design on a larger scale and bears the signature “R.H.”

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift