The Wallace Collection

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Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé' of the first size
  • Cup and Socketed Saucer
  • Gobelet et soucoupe 'enfoncé' of the first size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Possibly Pierre-Antoine Méreaud the Elder, (mouches d'or)
  • Sèvres, France
  • c. 1769 - 1770
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup, Height: 8.9 cm
    Saucer, Height: 4.2 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 15.3 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls Painted
    Incised mark: 'gtn'
  • C445
  • Study
Further Reading
  • Decorated on the white ground with gilded discs which decrease in size towards the base of the cup and towards the socket of the saucer. Three white reserves are painted with cherubs on clouds. The reserves are edged with a gilded band.