Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup (gobelet Calabre) and saucer

Factory:
Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date:
cup 1756, saucer 1754
Culture:
French, Vincennes
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .170): 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diameter (saucer .171): 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.170, .171
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed L's (in underglaze blue) enclosing (in blue enamel) C with four small dots at top, sides and below, on cup (Vincennes factory mark and date letter for 1754)
[2] Cross (incised under glaze on cup)
[3] o (incised under glaze on cup)
[4] Crossed L's enclosing A (in underglaze blue), C below the A and four small dots (in blue enamel), the bottom one below the L's, on saucer (Vincennes factory mark and date letter for 1754)
[5] 2 incised under glaze on saucer
Possibly Paul Eudel ; Possibly Baron Jérôme Pichon ; Possibly Comte R. d'Yanville ; Possibly Édouard Chappey ; Possibly Félix Doistau ; [ Paul Lane , before 1950; sold to Mr. Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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