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
  • Christophe-Ferdinand Caron (1774 - 1831), Painter
    Etienne-Henry Le Guay, The Elder (1719 - 1799), Gilder
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1792
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • Cup, Height: 7.6 cm
    Saucer, Diameter: 14.6 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'PP' the date letter for 1792
    Painter's mark: 'FC' for Christophe-Ferdinand Caron
    Painter's mark: '∙FC∙' for Christophe-Ferdinand Caron
    Gilder's mark: 'LG' for Etienne-Henry Le Guay In greyish-blue
    Incised mark: '48a'
    Incised mark: '34'
    Inscription: 'Venus et Adonis'
    Inscription: 'Mars et Venus'
  • C355
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  • Acquired by Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford, by 1842.