Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Egg cup

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jean-Louis Moyez (French, active 1818–48)
Date:
1833
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Ann Payne Foundation Inc., 1962
Accession Number:
62.86.10
Not on view
Marking: Printed in blue enamel on underside: [1] SEVRES / 33 beneath a six-pointed star, in a circle (Sèvres factory mark and date 1833)

Printed in orange-red enamel on underside: [2] CHATEAU / DE / COMPIEGNE, a crown above, in a rayed circle (destination mark)

Painted in gold enamel on underside: [3] M. (gilder's mark for Jean-Louis Moyez)

Incised on underside: [4] 3-31; [5] N (?)
Château de Compiègne (Oise) ; Mary Ann Payne Foundation, Inc. (until 1962; to MMA)
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