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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (cup .8a): 2 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (7 × 12.1 cm); Overall (saucer .8b): 1 3/8 × 7 1/8 in. (3.5 × 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margarette A. Jones, 1906
Accession Number:
07.233.8a, b
Not on view
Marking: Printed in blue enamel on underside of saucer: [1] Crowned LP flanked by SEVRES 1846 in a circle (Sèvres factory mark)

Printed in green enamel on underside of each: [2] Addorsed LPs flanked by SV 47

Pritned in red orange on underside of each: [3] CHÂTEAU / DE / F.BLEAU, a crown above, in a rayed circle

Incised on underside of cup: [4] B-117 2J(?)

Incised on underside of saucer: [5] Script L; [6] G-14 2
Château de Fontainebleau ; Margarette A. Jones (until 1906; bequeathed to MMA)
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