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Gobelet litron, Sevres Factory

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An image of Gobelet litron/cup. Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. Asselin, Charles Eloi (painter, probably, French, 1742-1803). Hard-paste porcelain painted in polychrome enamels with a chinoiserie scene of two boys fighting, and gilded with fantastic birds in a pointillé ground. The handle is entirely gild. Height, cup, 5.9 cm, width, cup, 7.8 cm; diameter, rim of cup, 5.9 cm, diameter, base of cup, 5.6 cm, circa 1775-1776. French. Rococo, Chinoiserie. Louis XVI.

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Gobelet litron/cup. Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. Asselin, Charles Eloi (painter, probably, French, 1742-1803). Hard-paste porcelain painted in polychrome enamels with a chinoiserie scene of two boys fighting, and gilded with fantastic birds in a pointillé ground. The handle is entirely gild. Height, cup, 5.9 cm, width, cup, 7.8 cm; diameter, rim of cup, 5.9 cm, diameter, base of cup, 5.6 cm, circa 1775-1776. French. Rococo, Chinoiserie. Louis XVI.

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  • Accession Number: C.3-2006
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 969 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 717.19kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2008:12:12 21:29:59

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18th Century Chinoiserie cup enamel enamelled Fitz_AA French gilded hard-paste porcelain Louis XV Louis XVI porcelain Roccoco Rococo Sevres Porcelain Factory tableware teacups teaware

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