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Sèvres Egg Cup from Napoleon III Service


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Dates 1866
Dimensions
6.00cm high (2.36 inches high)
Medium Porcelain
Origin France
Description Sèvres hard-paste egg cup from the Napoleon III service with a gilded transfer printed insignia of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, to become Napoleon III (1852-1870) and interlaced ‘L’s and the Bourbon lily, all surmounted by a crown known as the Service à chiffre Dore de l’Empereur Napoleon III.

Date mark in a green oval S-66 for 1866. Mark in red of an N surmounted by a crown with doré sevres and 67 below.