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Teacup and saucer
Artist/makerSèvres Porcelain Factory (founded 1756) (manufacturer)
Material and technique
soft paste porcelain
Dimensionscup 5.3 cm (height)
saucer 12.8 cm (diameter)
cup 7.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Henry Rissik Marshall and his wife (Margaret) Monica Somerville, in memory of their only child William Somerville Marshall, 1957.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.