An image of Cup and saucer (gobelet Bouillard)

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Cup and saucer (gobelet Bouillard)

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This form of decoration in which the ground colour is covered with gilded discs (‘mouches d’or’) seems to have been especially popular c1767, though it was also revived in the 1780s.

Year
1767
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
cup 6.1 x 9.2 x 7.2 cm; saucer 3.0 x 14.2 cm diam
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.179.a-b