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2006.44.1866.1 (RS98435)

Description

Porcelain teacup with straight sides, flared rim, and round handle with finger rests. Painted polychrome decoration of a gilt Greek key pattern and a border of beasts among arabesques of foliage with a gilt framed reserve enclosing a sheath of wheat flanked by two scythes at front, gilding around rim, foot ring and handle.

Details

Maker
Sevres (Maker)
Date
1846
Inscriptions
"S.76" (In green paint enclosed in a oval.)
"SEVRES / 1846" (In blue glaze around interlocking Ls and surmounted by a crown)
"CHATEAU / DE / f.BLEAU" (Painted glaze mark in orange within a framed circle with crown at top.)
Associated Building
Chateau de Fontainebleau. Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Sèvres (Hauts-de-Seine department, Île-de-France, France)
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Renaissance Revival
Teacup
teacups
People and organizations
Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1773-1850
Marie-Amélie, Queen, consort of Louis-Philippe, King of the French, 1782-1866
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1866.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173086
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