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1926

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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1849–1856 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 5.1 × 10.9 × 9.1 cm (2 in. × 4 5/16 in. × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.1 × 14 cm (13/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of saucer: [1] "S.49" in pill-shaped border, printed or stamped in green underglaze (glazed and fired in Sèvres in 1849) [2] "DORÉ À SÈVRES" around crowned "N" with "56" beneath, printed or stamped overglaze (gilt in Sèvres in 1859) Underside of cup:

It is inscribed

Cup and saucer: [1] central crowned "N" entwined with interlaced L's in foliate scrollwork, printed in gold

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); porcelain, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 5.1 × 10.9 × 9.1 cm (2 in. × 4 5/16 in. × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.1 × 14 cm (13/16 × 5 1/2 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-124-a,b

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