A Hard-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Saucer, 1774

This is a large saucer (soucoupe for a gobelet Litron of the 1st size) in hard-paste porcelain.  It has marks of the factory mark, crowned for hard-paste, date-letter V for 1774, painter’s and gilder’s marks.

The scene is taken from Gabriel Huquier’s engraving after François Boucher, “Chinois et Chinoise pêchant au bord d’un vivier ».

Diameter 15.5cm


Private Collection, London, 2023