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Plateau 'Paris', three gobelets 'litron' et soucoupes of the third size, pot à lait 'à trois pieds'
  • Tray and Tea Service
  • Plateau 'Paris', three gobelets 'litron' et soucoupes of the third size, pot à lait 'à trois pieds'
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Jaques-François Paris (or Deparis) (1735 - 1797), Designer, Model
    Louis-François Lécot (1741 - 1800), Painter, and Gilder
    Possibly Charles-François Bolvry (*1740), Repareur, or
    Possibly Bougnon aîné (active between: 1753/4-1798/1811), Repareur
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1779
  • Hard-paste porcelain and enamel, painted and gilded
  • Tray, C407, Size: 48 x 37 cm
    Cups, C408-10, Height: 5.8 cm
    Saucers, C410, Diameter: 12.5 cm
    Milk jug, C411, Height: 9.9 cm
    Sugar bowl, C412, Height: 6.3 cm
    Teapot and cover, C413, Height: 12.4 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls surmounted by a crown for hard paste and enclosing 'bb' the date letter for 1779
    Painter's mark: 'L' Painted in gilding
    Painter's mark: 'L.' for Louis-François Lécot
    Incised mark: 'Bo' probably for Bolvry aîné or Bougnon aîné
    Incised mark: A segment and a cross
    Incised mark: A scrolling Z
    Incised mark: 'III' (?)
    Incised mark: 'go'
    Incised mark: 'p'
    Incised mark: 'da' and 'h' (?)
  • C407-13
  • Study
Images & Media
  • Tray and tea service decorated in enamel colours outlined in gilding with chinoiseries. There is a marine battle on the tray; battle scenes, port scenes, buildings and landscapes with figures on the other pieces. Gilded rocks and tree trunks are in yellow and red gold. The side of the tray and the cover of the teapot are decorated with chinoiserie flowers.