Guérhard and Dihl
Hard-paste porcelain; Teabowl: H. 2 in. (5.0 cm), Diam. 3 1/2 in. (9.0 cm); saucer: Diam. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm), H. 1 3/16 in. (3.0 cm)
Christie's New York (New York, N.Y.)
This teabowl and saucer, in a pattern sometimes called the "Chantilly sprig," were produced by a factory near Paris and purchased by Franklin shortly before his return to the United States.