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Cup from a tea service for twelve


Christophe-Ferdinand Caron ; Sèvres Porcelain Factory



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G310
Cup from a tea service for twelve, Christophe-Ferdinand Caron      ;    Sèvres Porcelain Factory
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Hardpaste porcelain, gilt
Size: 4 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. (10.95 x 11.43 x 8.57 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Sèvres
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Presented by Emperor Napoleon the First to Prince William of Prussia in 1808; painted with scenes from the Fables of La Fontaine.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Groves Foundation Fund
Accession Number: 81.101.12
Artist: Christophe-Ferdinand Caron, French, 1774 - 1831
Role: Decorator
Nationality: French (Sèvres)
Life Dates: French, 1774 - 1831

Artist: Sèvres Porcelain Factory, Paris, est. 1756
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Paris, est. 1756
Added to Site: February 28, 2009