The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé'
  • Cup and Socketed Saucer
  • Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé'
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Guillaume Noël (1734 - 1804), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1766
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup, Height: 9 cm
    Saucer, Height: 4.2 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 15.1 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'N' the date letter for 1766
    Painter's mark: The symbol for Guillaume Noël
    Incised mark: '3'
  • C444
  • 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 harbell-like lambrequins, are suspended from the scrolls.