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Cup and saucer (gobelet litron et soucoupe)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jean Bouchet (active 1757–93)
Decorator:
Gilded by Boileau jeune (French, active 1783–89)
Date:
probably 1784
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.5a): H. 2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm.) Saucer (.5b): Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Clinton Gênet, in memory of "Citizen" Edmond Charles Gênet, 1909
Accession Number:
09.129.5a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls, gg below, in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark and year letter);
[2] A tree, in blue enamel (decorator's mark);
[3] A dot within a dotted circle, in black enamel;
[4] 20 incised;
[5] 18a incised;
[6] 41 incised

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on underside of each
[4], [5] on underside of cup
[6] on underside of saucer
Mrs. George Clinton Gênet (until 1909; to MMA)
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