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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2019

2022

Tea And Coffee Service, Tea and Coffee Service with Chinoiserie Vignettes

This is a tea and coffee service. It was style of Jacques-Gabriel Huquier and François Boucher. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (1938-57-650-a,b: coffeepot overall): 23.5 × 10.5 cm (9 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (1938-57-651-a,b: teapot overall): 10.6 × 18 × 10.4 cm (4 3/16 × 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (1938-57-652-a,b: milk jug overall): 15.6 × 11.3 × 8.9 cm (6 1/8 × 4 7/16 × 3 1/2 in.) H x W x D (1938-57-653: tea caddy): 11.7 × 6.7 × 4.8 cm (4 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 7/8 in.) H x diam. (1938-57-654: waste bowl): 7.9 × 17.1 cm (3 1/8 × 6 3/4 in.) H x W x D (1938-57-656-a: tea cup): 4.4 × 8.9 × 8.3 cm (1 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/4 in.) H x diam. (1938-57-656-b: saucer): 3.2 × 13.7 cm (1 1/4 × 5 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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It is signed

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It is inscribed

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