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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
Commentary
History
Images & Media
  • Possibly Louis XVI. Possibly Holderness sale, Christie's, 22-26/02/1802, no. 18; Francis Ingram Seymour-Conway, 2nd Marquess of Hertford. Or after Phillips sale, 30/05-10/06/1818, no. 339; Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford.