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Cup and saucer (Gobelet litron et soucoupe)

Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)

Decorator:
Jean Bouchet (active 1757–93)
Decorator:
Gilt by Boileau jeune (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
191146

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