An image of Cup and saucer (gobelet Hebert)

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Cup and saucer (gobelet Hebert)

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The pear-shaped cup, introduced in 1752, was probably named either after the dealer Thomas-Joachim Hébert, or another Hébert, secretary to the King, who was acting as a consultant to the factory at that period.

Year
1764
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
cup 6.6 x 10.0 x 7.8 cm; saucer 2.9 x 13.9 cm diam; combined 7.5 x 13.9 cm diam :
a - cup; 6.6 x 10 x 7.8 cm
b - saucer; 2.9 x 13.9 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.169.a-b