A Hard-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Miniature Cup & Saucer, 1778

Each piece with the factory mark in red under a crown for hard-paste. Date letters AA for 1778.

This cup shape is particularly rare. Madame du Barry purchased one from Daguerre in 1778 for 12 livres, but its decoration is not described in the original invoice.

Height 3cm
Diameter 8.1cm


From a private collection of miniature antique porcelain, London to 2023.

£ 6,500


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