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Sèvres Cup and Saucer

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Dates Circa 1770
Medium Porcelain
Origin France
Description Large Sèvres soft-paste cup and saucer (Gobelet calabre et soucoupe), painted with a stunning pale green pointillé ground or fond Taillandier. The central cartouches filled with large trophies or attributes: The cup painted with a large blue bagpipe, straw hat with cocade; ribbons and garlands of flowers, a gnarled stick and a type of gaming tool.

The saucer painted with a spinning yarn stick and a winged stock with a flame issuing from the tip with garlands of pink roses and blue convolvulus.

Cup 8cm High
Saucer 15cm Dia.
Condition Some restoration