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Cup (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Probably decorated by Pierre Louis Philippe Armand (active 1758–81)
Date:
1760
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.99
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker: H. 146 (Hillingdon Collection number)

Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing G, a dot above and below the intersections of the Ls (almost entirely effaced, Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1760)

Incised on underside: [2] I
Sir Charles Mills, Baronet (by 1862) ; The Lords Hillingdon , London ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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