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Sèvres Cup and Saucer

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Dates 1768
Medium Porcelain
Origin France
Description Sèvres cup and saucer (Gobelet litron et soucoupe), painted with an intricate scale pattern and gilded cartouches of trophies.

Date letter P for 1768

Painted by Charles Buteux l'aîné later père (Active 1756-82) Painter - Figures, trophies and flowers.

Forms of scale decoration were used from the 1750's; Madame de Pompadour's inventory lists tea wares decorated with scale reminiscent of peacock feathers.

Cup 4.5cm High
Saucer almost 11cm Dia.