The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé' of the first size
  • Cup and Socketed Saucer
  • Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé' of the first size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Guillaume Noël (1734 - 1804), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1764
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup, Height: 8.8 cm
    Saucer, Height: 4.2 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 15.3 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'L' the date letter for 1764 Painted
    Painter's mark: The symbol for Guillaime Noël Painted
    Incised mark: 'LF' and 'I'
    Incised mark: 'I'
  • C441
  • Back State Room
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  • Decorated with a blue edge flecked with gilded dashes, and with kidney-shaped panels coloured alternately with a blue fround overlaid with sablé gilding and a reddish-brown ground overlaid with a gilded diaper pattern. Garlands of flowers are suspended from gilded scrolls below each panel.