An image of Cup and saucer

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Cup and saucer

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This cup shape, introduced in 1753, was named after one of the factory’s early shareholders, Antoine-Augustin Bouillard. The form of decoration, which is also found on other cup shapes, is probably based on a fabric design.

Year
1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
cup 6.1 x 9.3 x 7.0 cm; saucer 3.2 x 13.4 cm diam :
a - cup; 6.1 x 9.3 x 7 cm
b - saucer; 3.2 x 13.4 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.198.a-b