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What is this?

A porcelain cup and saucer with floral pattern in gilding.

This is a cup and saucer from France. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1942. Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

glazed porcelain, gilding, enamel decoration

This object was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

This object was donated by Mrs. Morris Hawkes

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18565399/ |title=Cup And Saucer, ca. 1780 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=31 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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