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Cup And Saucer (France), 1781

This is a cup and saucer. It was decorated by Vieillard and manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1781 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is glazed and gilt porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George B. McClellan and Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a: cup): 6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 x 14 cm (1 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of both (a,b), in blue: crowned diamond shape over crowned "DD"

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer (France), 1781; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); glazed and gilt porcelain; H x W (a: cup): 6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 x 14 cm (1 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan; 1936-13-16-a,b

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