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1942

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Cup And Saucer (France), ca. 1780

This is a Cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is molded soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enameling and gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (-20a): 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 in. x 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (-20c): 3.5 x 15 cm (1 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.) cup and saucer (dims together)1942-25-20-a,-c 7.5 x 13.5cm (2 15/16 in. x 5 5/16 in.)

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Cup And Saucer (France), ca. 1780; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); molded soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enameling and gilding; H x W x D (-20a): 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 in. x 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (-20c): 3.5 x 15 cm (1 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.) cup and saucer (dims together)1942-25-20-a,-c 7.5 x 13.5cm (2 15/16 in. x 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes; 1942-25-20-b,d

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