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Cup and saucer

Manufactory:
Doccia Porcelain Manufactory (Italian, 1737–1896)
Factory director:
Marchese Carlo Ginori
Maker:
Manner of Jacques Stella (French, Lyons 1596–1657 Paris)
Artist:
After a print by Claudine Bouzonnet Stella (French, Lyons 1636–1697 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1750–55
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (cup .1): 2 × 3 1/8 in. (5.1 × 7.9 cm); Diameter (saucer .2): 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.191.1, .2
Not on view
This and a second cup and saucer (1971.233.1, .2) join a teapot (46.103a, b) and sugar bowl (69.118a, b) with the same decoration acquired in 1969 and 1946. The service presents a free Italian adaptation of elements from the decorative vocabularies of the eighteenth century’s leading manufactories: the yellow-ground floral panels of Meissen and the putto scenes of Sèvres.
Marking: Unmarked
[ Rochelle Thomas , until 1971; sold to MMA ]
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