The Wallace Collection

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Gobelet 'litron' et soucoupe of the first size
  • Cup and saucer
  • Gobelet 'litron' et soucoupe of the first size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Charles-Nicolas Dodin (1734 - 1803), Painter
    Etienne-Henry Le Guay, The Elder (1719 - 1799), Gilder
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1790
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup, Height: 7.5 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 14.5 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'NN' the date letter for 1970 Painted
    Painter's mark: 'k' for Charles-Nicolas Dodin Painted
    Gilder's mark: 'LG' for Etienne-Henry Le Guay Painted in gilding
    Incised mark: '29' Partly concealed by an inscription
    Incised mark: 'IG'
    Incised mark: 'Pr'
    Incised mark: '29' Partially concealed by an inscription
    Inscription: 'Persée épouse Andromède'
    Inscription: 'la Beauté gouvernée par la Raison récompensée par le Mérite'
  • C354
  • Study
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Barker sale, Christie's, 19 July 1849, no. 22; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.