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A Sèvres Porcelain Tea Bowl & Saucer perhaps made for Madame du Barry, 1774
This hard-paste porcelain tea bowl is decorated with finely painted chinoiserie scenes, within a gilded cartouche. Madame du Barry, the mistress of Louis XV, had various pieces of this style of decoration Sèvres porcelain in her collection.
Factory marks in blue, under a crown for hard paste enclosing the date-letter V for 1774; painter's mark of Pe for Jacques Pierre l'ainé.
Height of Cup 4.6cm Diameter of Saucer 12.5cm