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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 porcelain with overglaze enameling and gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Gold Swag.

This object was donated by Mrs. Morris Hawkes. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes.

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Cup And Saucer (France), ca. 1780; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); porcelain with overglaze enameling and gilding; Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes; 1942-25-21-a,b

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