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Bowl-shaped cup and saucer. French silver-gilt mounts and decoration. Made of coffee-brown glazed porcelain. also with a silver-gilt metal liner. Seal Marks.
- Production date
- 1700-1722 (decoration 1718-1723)
Diameter: 12.80 centimetres (saucer)
Diameter: 8.50 centimetres
Height: 5.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The inventory (started in March 1724) of the Regent, Philippe II, duc d'Orleans who died on 2nd December 1723 included a cup and saucer which matches this example (no. 3561).See E. Manners, "Gold decoration on French, German and Oriental Porcelain in the Early 18th century', The French Porcelain Society Journal, vol. IV, 2011, pp. 23-42 and fig 6.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- According to Eroll Manners this cup and saucer relates to a cup and saucer listed in the 1724 inventory of the Royal Collection of Philippe II, Duc d'Orléans.
It was once owned by William Beckford ( the 10th Duke of Hamilton's father-in-law).
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