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Teacup and saucer

Gobelet litron et soucoupe

French
About 1775–80


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.978a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Straight-sided cup and deep saucer with deep pink ground, both elaborately decorated with band of floral sprays separated by blue and gold borders, edged with puce beading and iron red and yellow trim. Saucer has central medallion of bouquet of roses. Cornflower garland at base of cup and at center of saucer.

Markings

Interlaced Ls, HP below, all in gold. incised 47. Saucer has same painted marks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie