Cup and Saucer

Porcelain cup and saucer with a dark blue ground decorated with panels painted with birds in polychrome and framed with floral wreaths in chased gold.
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  • Porcelain cup and saucer with a dark blue ground decorated with panels painted with birds in polychrome and framed with floral wreaths in chased gold.

Date:

1752/53

Artist:

Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory
French, founded 1740 (known as Sèvres from 1756)
Painted by Yvernel (attributed to) (French, active 1750-58)

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Manufacture de porcelaine de Vincennes

Title

Cup and Saucer

Origin

Vincennes

Date

1752–1753

Medium

Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue ground, polychrome enamels, and gilding

Dimensions

Cup: 6.4 x 7.1 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.); Saucer: 3.8 x 15.2 cm (1 1/2 x 6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norman Chatain in memory of Professor Alfred Chatain

Reference Number

1959.475a-b

Extended information about this artwork

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