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Cup and saucer (gobelet litron et soucoupe)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Nicquet (French, active 1764–92)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup [.145]): 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Diameter (saucer [.146]): 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.145, .146
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing CC in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1780);
[2] nq in blue enamel (decorator's mark for Niquet);
[3] 36 a / 6 incised;
[4] 48 a incised

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on bottom of each
[3] on bottom of cup
[4] on bottom of saucer
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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