Cup and saucer with portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Sèvres), 1778
Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Sèvres, France
Nicholas Pierre Pithou, the younger, Henri-Martin Prévost
Porcelain with enamel and gilded ornament; Cup: H. 3 in. (7.6 cm), Saucer Diam. 6 in. (15.24 cm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pa.), 1998-67-1a, 1998-67-1b
The French royal porcelain works at Sèvres produced these cups and saucers in response to Franklin's great popularity. Terms of Use Credits