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Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Tea service

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The patterned ground is a striated form of the rose marbré (marbled pink) ground fashionable during the period 1760–63. A blue ground has been applied over the pink and scraped away to produce the pattern before being heightened with streaks of gold over the blue.

Year
1762
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
tray 4.3 x 21.0 x 19.0 cm; milk jug 8.6 x 8.4 x 6.0 cm; sugar bowl 5.6 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm; cover 3.5 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm; combined height 7.9 cm; cup 6.1 x 9.2 x 7.3 cm; saucer 2.8 x 11.6 cm diam
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.196.a-f