The Wallace Collection

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Gobelet 'à lait' et soucoupe of the second size
  • Two-handled Covered Cup and Saucer
  • Gobelet 'à lait' et soucoupe of the second size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Guillaume Noël (1734 - 1804), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1766
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup and cover, Height: 13 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 18.8 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'N' the date letter for 1766 Painted, in green on the cup and in purple on the saucer
    Painter's mark: For Guillaume Noël Painted, in green on the cup, in purple on the saucer
    Incised mark: 'Lg' Indistinct
  • C439
  • Back State Room
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  • Decorated with an outer edge of blue ground colour overlaid with caillouté gilding; an inner border is painted with blue-grey and carmine kidney-shaped scroll patterns and trellis-work gilding. Swags of purple drapery highlighted with gilding, garlands of flowers, and harebell-like lambrequins, are suspended from the scrolls.