Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saucer (soucoupe)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jean Chauvaux (active 1764–1800)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 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:
09.129.12b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned crossed Ls flanked by ee and IN in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark, year letter for 1782, and decorator's mark for Jean Chauvaux)
[2] Script DC incised
Mrs. George Clinton Gênet (until 1909; to MMA)
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